My Cart

Close

Catmint 'Montrose White'

$17.99

Montrose White Dwarf Calamint, Calamintha nepeta 'Montrose White'

Pot Size: 1 Gallon

Mature Plant Height:  9 inches

Flower Height:  12 inches

Spread:  15 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Description:

Tiny white flowers cover this variety throughout summer on this improved upright form; non-reseeding; an excellent choice for borders and containers

Ornamental Features

Montrose White Dwarf Calamint features dainty spikes of white trumpet-shaped flowers rising above the foliage from early summer to early fall. Its fragrant oval leaves remain green in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Montrose White Dwarf Calamint is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Montrose White Dwarf Calamint is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Herb Gardens
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Montrose White Dwarf Calamint will grow to be about 9 inches tall at maturity extending to 12 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 15 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.