Fact sheet: Georgia Catmint


Calamintha georgiana
Plant Specifics

Life span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft. Width: 1-2 ft
Flower color: lavender
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance


Recommended Uses: This small shrub can be used in a dry wildflower garden or grown as a low border along paths. It would also work as a foundation plant.
Considerations: Difficult to establish
Propagation: Seed and cuttings
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: full sun
Moisture Tolerance: Very Dry
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand


Fragrant foliage and flowers attract a variety of insects.
Native Habitats: Edges of dry bluffs and roadsides through sandhill

Planted in Nassau County Extension Demonstration Garden


Posted: May 17, 2017

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Calamintha Georgiana, Demonstration Garden, Flowers, Fragrant, Shrub

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