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Calamint

Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta

Pronunciation: Cal-ah-MIN-thuh NEP-eh-tuh
SKU #45067
5-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A great addition to a naturalized wildlife garden, with tall spikes of small white flowers that are loved by bees. Spreads freely by rhizomes or by reseeding. Use as an informal groundcover, or allow to spill over rock walls. Aromatic foliage can be dried for potpourris. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Summer to Early Fall
Mature Size Quickly reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 12 to 24 in. wide; spreads wider over time.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Shear or trim back after flowering to tidy the plant and remove any unsightly foliage. Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season. Does not perform well in hot, humid areas.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.