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Calamintha nepeta

Calamintha nepeta - Calamint

More About Calamintha nepeta

  • Forms a dense, rhizomatous carpet
  • Tiny, lilac to white flowers
  • Very fragrant, gray-green foliage
  • Bloom Time: June to October

Zone:

5

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

White
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Calamint Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in dry to medium moisture, a well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Tolerates periods of drought but not humidity. Prune plants after flowering to maintain shape and to prevent any unwanted self-seeding. Easy to grow perennial. 


Calamintha nepeta Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing