Calamintha georgiana

savory, Georgia calamint

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: 1-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance


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.
Considerations: Difficult to establish.
Propagation: Seed and cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand


Fragrant foliage and flowers attract a variety of insects.
Native Habitats: Edges of dry bluffs and roadsides through sandhill.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: