Calamintha georgiana

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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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
Phenology:Partially deciduous. Flowers mostly late fall into winter.
Habitats:Edges of dry bluffs and roadsides through sandhill.


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.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Flowers attract a variety of insects.