Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a drought and flood tolerant hardy perennial ground cover with bright green aromatic leaves. Peppermint is an excellent companion plant for cannabis plants. With it's vivid aroma can help mask the pungent smell of cannabis plants that are flowering. Peppermint is an ecellent natural repellent for ants, fleas and aphids, flea beetles and mice. Regular topping encourages prolific growth. Break your peppermint batches apart regularly for replanting.