I've had a hard time finding regular peppermint. There are plenty of other varieties but not plain peppermint. Yesterday I stopped by the nursery again and asked about it. I learned something new: the "chocolate" peppermint is really the same as regular peppermint except the stems of the plant are brown. It is marketed as chocolate mint which sells it and often tricks people into thinking it actually smells like chocolate when really it doesn't.