Catnip Nepeta cataria
Hardy Perennial Catnip is a member of the mint family. It spreads rapidly and produces lavender flowers. The lemon-mint flavor and fragrance of its leaves make a relaxing tea for humans. Of course, cats love it, too! Use catnip as a companion plant in the garden or landscape.
Did You Know? Catnip tea has been used as an herbal remedy for colds, influenza and fevers.
Soil Temperature: 60-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Germination: 8-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Days To Maturity: 75-80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"-14"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Attracts Hummingbirds
- Container Compatible
- Does Not Require Support
- Drought Tolerant
- Edible Flower
- Good for Drying
- Plant Spreads
- Requires Summer Water
- Useful for Ornamental
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Seed directly in late spring after the last frost, or start indoors. You may want to grow it in containers to prevent it from becoming a renegade in the garden. Catnip prefers moderate water, but is drought tolerant once established.
Planting & Growing: Seed directly in late spring after the last frost, or start indoors. You may want to grow it in containers to prevent it from becoming a renegade in the garden.Once established, the plant will send out runners and spread rapidly.
Harvesting & Storage: Cut flowers and leaves after dew has dried in late summer and dry in the shade. Store away from moisture.
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