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Calamintha grandiflora ( 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.

Calamint  (Calamintha grandiflora ) Herb in 1 litre pot

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. It prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil.

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 and an expectorant.

Buy Calamint Online

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

Calamintha grandiflora ( 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