Calamintha – Variegated
Calamintha grandiflora

Zone: 3-5
Height: 24"

General: Attractive well-branched mound with mint-scented, fuzzy, serrated, green and white leaves and loads of pink tubular blooms. This showy herb is also a nice addition to your tea.

Culinary Uses: Primarily used to make tea.

Medicinal Uses: Makes a pleasant cordial tea which has been known to help with weakness of the stomach and flatulent colic. It is useful in hysterical complaints and a conserve made of the young fresh tops has been used for this purpose.

Ornamental Uses: Upright bushy mounds of soft, green, oval shaped leaves, splashed with creamy white. Pleasantly fragrant. Rose-pink flowers are studded on short spikes among the leaves in mid summer. Useful towards the front of a border in a woodland setting among Hosta or ferns. Also attractive in mixed containers.

Uses*: ,
*Research all plants before use. Silverleaf doesn't condone or endorse any medicinal plant use. Any one planning to use plants for medical purposes should check with a physician first.