A picture of a Clinopodium

Clinopodium

Clinopodium spp.

Clinopodium vulgare inflorescence by Doppelbrau (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

50cm

Min

50cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Clinopodium

A close up of some purple flowers on a Clinopodium plant
A close up of some purple Clinopodium flowers
A photo of Clinopodium

Clinopodium Overview

Clinopodium is a genus containing around 158 aromatic herbaceous, perennial or shrub species from the Lamiaceae family. These plants produce delicate pink-purple flowers arranged in whorls, they appear from summer-autumn. Some species in this genus are utilised as medicinal herbs.

Common problems with Clinopodium

How to propagate Clinopodium

Seed

Division

Special features of Clinopodium

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Clinopodium

Medicinal