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


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/clinopodium_nepeta.htm