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Catnip/Catmint: Calamintha grandiflora

Botanical name: Calamintha grandiflora

Common name: Calamint

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Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

at a glance

Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 9b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

deer resistant, rabbit resistant, fall interest, bird attracting, butterfly attracting, hummingbird attracting, bee attracting

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description for "Catnip/Catmint: Calamintha grandiflora"

This neat and tidy catmint is ideal for borders and pathways. Walk by and brush against its aromatic fragrance. With its long lasting pink blooms, it can be enjoyed for months in your garden. As most Catmints, it will attract pollinators and keep deer and rabbits at bay. Blooms from Spring to frost, can tolerate wide variety of weather and soil conditons and thrives in full sun. Hardy in zones 4-9.

History:

Native to Europe and Mediterranean

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