Calamintha georgiana

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Savory, Georgia Calamint

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1-2 ft tall by 1-2 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Lavender
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Partially deciduous. Flowers mostly late fall into winter.
Noted for:Aroma, fragrance, Showy flowers


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, FNPS plant sales
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:



Flowers attract a variety of insects.

Native Habitats:Edges of dry bluffs and roadsides through sandhill.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures