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A picture of a Lesser Calamint

Lesser Calamint

Calamintha nepeta

Myrtenaster Pink Star (Aster ericoides) Wollziest (Stachys byzantina) Blumengärten Hirschstetten Wien 2014 by Tsui (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Lesser Calamint
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Lesser Calamint Overview

Also known as lesser calamint, this species is a bushy perennial growing to around 60cm tall. It has aromatic foliage coloured grey-green and bears small clusters of tubular, 2-lipped blooms coloured pale purple-white. These are produced during summer and early in autumn.

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