There are many different varieties of mint, ranging from peppermint and spearmint to lemon mint and lavender mint. Each one has a distinctive flavor and aroma layered over the traditional mint profile to add a unique twist to your favorite meals and drinks. However, all mint types are hardy perennial plants that make growing mint in pots super easy. Consider growing mint in containers on your balcony or porch for a simple garnish that adds a big punch! Check out our mint growing guide to ensure a thriving herb garden.