The Zuta Levana plant is a green silvery mint with a soft fuzzy texture to the leaves, and holds more of a bushy shape and with purple to mauve flower spikes. Often it is used as an ornamental plant and is regarded as drought tolerant. A perennial reaching 1m plus with masses of white flowers from spring through to late summer. A sunny well drained position is essential. It is widely grown in the Middle East where it is used for culinary and medicinal purposes. The taste is said to be very strong minty with a touch of anise mixed in. It is used in very small quantities as the flavor can be overpowering.