Calamintha nepeta

£2.50

Calamint savory, Lesser calamint. A wide spreading perennial growing to 60 cm (2 ft) high, with stems rooting as they go, with white-lilac flowers in profusion from spring to summer. The leaves are used as a flavouring and for teas, also medicinally; bees love the flowers. Makes a very good ground cover plant. Likes any reasonable soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -20ºC. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 30.

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Calamint savory, Lesser calamint. A wide spreading perennial growing to 60 cm (2 ft) high, with stems rooting as they go, with white-lilac flowers in profusion from spring to summer. The leaves are used as a flavouring and for teas, also medicinally; bees love the flowers. Makes a very good ground cover plant. Likes any reasonable soil and sun or part shade; hardy to -20ºC. Stratification: ND