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Catnip

Nepeta cataria (Perennial)

  • Category: Perennial, Herbs
  • Hardiness Zone:3-7
  • Height:12-36 Inches
  • Spread:12-18 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

The plant has a strong smell of mint. Add a few fresh leaves to green salads. Either fresh or dried leaves will make a refreshing, therapeutic tea. The dried, crushed leaves can be stuffed into cloth pouches to make wonderful cat toys.

Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Variegated
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
June - September
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Catnip

Grows well in containers, both inside and outdoors. Preserve by air-drying.