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Calamint: Tough Reliable Perennial Ground Cover

  Calamint (Calamintha nepeta) is low mounding subshrub or perennial native to southern Europe; its primary use is as a low growing ground cover (USDA hardiness zones 4 to 8). Plants grow only 9-12 inches tall. A subspecies, var. nepeta, is the preferred choice because it produces more flowers per inflorescence. Calamint tolerates most soil types, wet or dry, […]