this mint features slightly furry, deep green leaves with an intoxicating citrus-mint scent, and can grow 12-14"tall. and leggy unless Pinch it back to force thicker growth. In the late summer or early fall, grapefruit mint shoots up a spike in the middle covered with beautiful lavender flowers. Bees, butterflies, and birds love these blooms, so this plant will bring in wildlife unless you clip off the flowers and use them in bouquets. Chop the leaves and sprinkle them in fruit salad, crush them and add to iced tea, or freeze them in ice cube trays (with water) and add them to water. The tangy flavour will also add a special touch to fish and chicken dishes as well as fruity desserts.