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Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata' (Variegated Calamint ) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Variegated Calamint  (Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata' ) Herb in 1 litre pot

Variegated Calamint is an erect, bushy plant with square stems, this perennial has soft grey foliage,  downy with soft hairs.

The flowers bloom in July and August, and are a very pretty mauve/pink. A hardy perennial, propagated by seeds or by cuttings of side shoots in cold frames in spring, or by division of roots in October and April.

Herb Usage

Calamint was commonly used as a medicinal herb in medieval times, though is little used by modern herbalists. It is sometimes cultivated as a medicinal herb for household use. The whole plant is aromatic, diaphoretic, expectorant, febrifuge and stomachic.

Buy Variegated Calamint Online

Our potted Variegated Calamint herb plants are generally availiable to buy online between March and September.

Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata' (Variegated Calamint ) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Very well drained soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - Very cold winter
Culinary None
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features None
Type of Garden Herb
  • 4
    Arrived in good condition but pot-bound

    Posted by Unknown on 1st Aug 2019

    Plant arrived healthy and in good condition. It was well packed and protected. However I was surprised to find it pot bound. Thankfully, having prised the roots apart and potted it on it is growing away well.