Flower Database

Calamintha grandiflora

Basic information
Flower Name
Calamintha grandiflora
Formal Name
Calamintha grandiflora
Alias
Calamintha grandiflora, calamint
Habitat
The Mediterranean coast
Morph
Evergreen perennial herb
Comment
Calamininsa grandiflora (scientific name: Calamintha grandiflora) is native to the Mediterranean coast, and is evergreen perennial of the family Lamiaceae. It is used as a herb for one varieties of calimusa. From spring to early summer, herbs spread out spikes from the tip of the stem and bloom small peachy lips. Leaves have scents of mint, medicinal properties such as perspiration promotion and depigmentation effect. The two most common varieties of calaminsa are this Calaminsa grandiflora and Calamintha nepeta. Grande Flora has relatively large flowers in the calaminsa.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Calamintha
Species
C. grandiflora
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Pink
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
15  ~ 40  [cm]
Diameter
5  ~ 10