| Nepitella |
| Calamintha nepeta|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-10) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
| (Lesser calamint)
A regional favourite in Tuscany where it is added to mushroom dishes and green vegetables for its distinctive minty flavour. Sauteed zucchini or mushrooms with fresh nepitella, tomatoes, and garlic is served with roast or boiled meat dishes.