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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"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August, September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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Item Number Size Toolbox Notes Qty
21297.1G #1 462
21297.38 38 Flat 1
  • Plant Characteristics - Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta

  • Attributes

    • Container
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Salt Tolerant
  • 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 Type

    • Cyme
  • Flower Height

    • 18" to 24"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1/4" or Less
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • August
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Europe
  • Divide

    • Every Other Year
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturdays: 7:00am - 3:30pm

 

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