Calamintha dentata

toothed savory

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1 to 2.5 ft    Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance


Recommended Uses: Could be used as a border along sandy paths or walkways or as a foundation plant.
Considerations: Difficult to establish and not long-lived.
Propagation: Seed, cuttings.
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand


wildlife plant  
Attracts a variety of insects and hummingbirds.
Native Habitats: Sandill. Roadsides through sandhill areas.

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 is a rare plant that should not be disturbed in the wild.