Favored for minty foliage used to make tea, and for long-blooming clusters of two-lippedflowers. Plants need well-drained soil and, in coldestzones, winter protection. Canself-sow, but not aggressivelike related mint.Calamintha grandiflora
Native from the Mediterranean region toIran. Creeping rhizomes produce clump 2 ft. high and wide, with slender stems and 1 1/2-in. pink summer flowers. ‘Variegata’ has variegated leaves. Better with some shade.
Silvery leaves with maroon undersides; pink blooms.
Native to Asia. Onlymoderately spiny. Leaves are 2–3 ft. long, divided into toothed, stalkless, 2–6-in...
Native to the eastern half of North America, extending southwest to Arizona. The species is rarely off...