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Calamintha nepeta (Lesser Calamint) Herb Plant

  • Buy Calamintha nepeta Lesser Calamint | Herb Plant for Sale in 9cm Pot
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Lesser Calamint (Calamintha nepeta) Herb Plant

Calamintha nepeta or Lesser Calamint is a perennial shrub, forming a compact mound of shiny, green oregano-like leaves. The flowers are lavender pink. The plant reaches a height of 18 inches. The Lesser Calamint smells like a cross between mint and oregano. It attracts honeybees and butterflies.

Herb usage

It is used as a spice in Italian cuisine where it is called mentuccia, nipitella or nepitella.

Buy Lesser Calamint on line

Our potted Lesser Calamint herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Very well drained soil
Flower Colour:
Pink
Height x Spread:
60cm x 30cm
Latin Name:
Calamintha Nepeta
Hardiness:
RHS rating H6

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  1. very pretty and a very good plant 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Jul 2017

    Lovely little herb - this is a good size and very robust specimen, really pretty amongst other plants