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Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta

Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta

Lesser Calamint

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The blooms of this selection are larger than the species and will smother the plant in small white to light blue flowers June through frost! Foliage forms a low growing dense mat that is very fragrant. Great for attracting pollinators.


  •  · Minty foliage fragrance
  •  · Leaves can be dried for potpourri
  •  · Use in rocky soils or rock gardens
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Height:

12-15 in

Spread:

12-24 in

Zone:

5-9

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Attributes

Mass Plant
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Fragrant
Border
Long Blooming
Ground Cover
Good Container Plant

Growth Rate in the Garden

Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer
Late Summer
Late Summer / Early Fall

Calamintha

Common Name: Calamint

Calamint is an easy to grow perennial that loves full sun and well-drained soils, the summer-time flowers are small and profuse generally covering the whole plant, use as a ground cover in front of other sun loving perennials like Echinacea, foliage has a strong peppermint fragrance, can tolerate some drought.