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Clinopodium nepeta, Calamintha nepeta, Lesser Calamint

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Clinopodium nepeta 'Triumphator'

Clinopodium nepeta, Calamintha nepeta

Lesser Calamint
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Clinopodium nepeta smells like a cross between mint and oregano. It attracts honeybees and butterflies.



Clinopodium nepeta, Calamintha nepeta, Lesser Calamint

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Clinopodium nepeta 'Triumphator'
Clinopodium nepeta, Calamintha nepeta, Lesser Calamint

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Clinopodium nepeta 'Triumphator'


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