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Lesser Catmint

Lesser Catmint

Calamintha nepeta

Bee Friendly Attracts Butterflies Attracts Hummingbirds Fragrant Cut Flowers Drought Tolerant Resists Deer

Collection: Perennials
Tags: calamintha, catmint


This sun-loving perennial is the perfect choice for attracting pollinators since it blooms from early summer until frost. Tiny, white flowers cover the bushy habit. Since this is in the mint family, the leaves carry a mint scent. Perfect for rock garden enthusiasts and herb gardens.

Botanical NameCalamintha nepeta
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourWhite
Bloom MonthsJune, July, August
FeaturesCut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Fragrant, Resists Deer, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.