Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta (Lesser calamint)
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Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta

Lesser calamint

This selection forms a perfect mound of Mint-scented leaves, smothered by small white flowers from mid-summer until frost. Flowers become lavender as night-time temperatures decrease. Tolerates both dry and moist soils. Related to the garden Mint, without the spreading habit. Very attractive to pollinators
Height: 18-24 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June,July,August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Container
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Mound
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Flower Color
White
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
18" to 24"
Flower Type
CYME
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Other Year
Prune Time
August
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Europe

Possible Substitution Plants

Echinacea 'Virgin'
Veronica spicata 'Icicle'
Salvia nemorosa 'Snow Hill'
Echinacea 'Alba'