Calamintha georgiana

savory, Georgia calamint

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: 1-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance

Landscaping

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: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

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

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B