Calamintha nepeta nepeta

Calamintha nepetoides

These 7 aromatic perennial herbs grow throughout Western Europe into Central Asia, as well as in Northern Africa and North America. Their white, red, orange or purple flowers have hairy throats. Some grow in clumps to 10 inches high. Others are spreading or prostate. Some species develop a woody base. Use in dry, sunny borders, rock gardens and containers.
Calamintha nepeta nepeta, Calamintha nepetoides
Bees are drawn to its profusion of small but showy flowers. Its fragrant minty foliage stays compact, so it is good alongside paths or in containers.

Attributes - Calamintha nepeta nepeta

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Lavender, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. to 2 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Long Blooming.

Related Plants

Calamintha 'Variegata', Calamintha grandiflora, Calamintha nepeta
 
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