Calamintha ashei

Ashe's savory, Ashe's calamint

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1.5 ft    Width: 1.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance


Recommended Uses: This small plant could make a good border along a dry path or as a foundation plant. Welcome in wildflower gardens. Foliage is highly aromatic.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: acidic


wildlife plant  
Attracts a variety of insects.
Native Habitats: Scrub in disturbed areas, sandhill.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

This species is listed as Threatened in Florida. Please acquire plants only from a reputable nursery.