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Calamintha nepeta


Perennial Plant of the year 2021
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta Common Name: Calamint, Lesser Catmint 2021 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year™ This sun-loving perennial is the perfect choice for attracting pollinators, since it blooms from early summer until frost. It does form a dense, spreading mound of tiny leaves with pretty white blooms.   Allow the plants to drape gracefully over the edges of planters, rock walls, and retaining walls to soften the look.  An ideal plant for the herb garden, Calamintha has fragrant foliage that releases a sweet minty scent with herbaceous and fruity undertones when the leaves are brushed against or crushed. Easy to grow, reliable, and versatile, Calamintha is ideal for edging walkways, and it makes a lovely, pollinator-friendly, no-mow ground cover. Also known as Lesser Calamint, this versatile plant is deer resistant and an attractive filler like babies Breath in cut flower arrangements. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. Hardy in zones 5+

Attract Butterflies,  Hummingbirds and Bee Friendly
Full Sun
Deer Resistant   Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Bloom Time   Early summer to early fall
Height: 30cm(12-16″) Mature Diameter:  30-60cm(12-24″)

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