Calamintha nepeta 'Montrose White'
Montrose White Calamint

 Plant Type:
 Ultimate Height:
18 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
20 feet
 Light Requirements:
dry to medium, slightly acidic to slightly alkaline
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Calamintha nepeta is a bushy, perennial herb that is a part of the mint family which is native to Europe and the Mediterranean region. It is typically a dense, indefinitely spreading, foliage mat that has upright leafy flowering stems which reach heights anywhere from 12" to 18". The flowers attract bees. Lilac to white flowers bloom from June to September.

Additional Information

Easily grown in slightly acidic, dry to medium moisture, well drained soils in full sun. It does however tolerate drought although it prefers evenly moist soils. After the plant has flowered cut back the plants to remove unsightly foliage and/or to simply prevent any unwanted self-seeding.

When Calamintha nepeta 'Montrose White' has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University


No Fruiting Observations Available

2 Calamintha nepeta 'Montrose White' found

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