Meaning: “Beautiful mint.”
Nicknames: Calla, Mint, Minty, Minthe
Detail: Derived from the Greek kalaminthē. Composed of two Greek words kalos and minthe directly meaning “beautiful mint”.
It has simple, opposite leaves and drooping clusters of flowers blooming in July and August.
- Calamintha (kal-uh-MIN-thah)
- Calaminthe (kal-uh-MIN-thee)