Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta (Dwarf Calamint)

Tubular, two-lipped lilac-to-white flowers on leafy stems rise above the foliage all summer. The gray-green foliage forms a dense spreading mat, and are very fragrant when crushed. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture