Nepeta – Catmint
Catmint is a hardy perennial that blooms continuous from spring to fall. Catmint has an abundance of blue, purple, white or pink flowers. Tea is one of the most common ways to use catmint. Catmint creates a showy small-scale ground cover or a beautiful garden accent.
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Sun
Size: 6″ to 3 feet
Bloom Time: Summer through Fall
– Aromatic, minty leaves can be used as spice for cooking.
– Scientific name “Nepata Cataria” refers to an old Italian city called Nepete.
– Works as a good mosquito repellent.
Photo 1: Cat’s Meow
Photo 2: Walker’s Low