Calamint

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Calamintha nepeta cv. nepeta
Common Name: Calamint
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Zone: 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: July to October
Height: 12-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics:
  • Mint fragrance especially on warm days
  • Massive display of white flowers
  • Blooms from mid July until October
  • providing late season color when others start to fade
  • Cut back after flowering to maintain shape and prevent unwanted self-seeding