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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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Inventory
21297.1G #1 5676
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Plant Characteristics


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