Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta


An excellent groundcover for sunny, dry areas, this plant forms a slowly spreading clump of glossy green, strongly mint-scented foliage. Dainty spikes of lavender trumpet-shaped flowers with powder blue overtones. Image below courtesy of Gardenia.



Height: 12-15″

Spread: 12-15″

Light Needs: Part Shade to Full Shade

Hardiness Zone: 4

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Mounded

Flower Colour: White-Blue

Blooms: June to September

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Bees, Deer Resistant

Landscape Uses: Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Container Planting