Nepeta Plant. Little trudy® catmint nepeta x psfike pp#18,904. The tough plants are easy to grow and low maintenance, use them in borders with other perennials or as an informal edging as an alternative to lavender.
Nepeta plants grow and spread easily, and are very easy to propagate in a number of different ways. Beds and borders, cottage gardens, mediterranean gardens, wildlife gardens. Nepeta cataria leaves are preferably collected in the morning during its growth or vegetation phase.
Spring and summer is often when the harvest takes place, but it can also be conducted as long as your nepeta are densely furnished to prepare delicious nepeta infusions and herbal teas.
Nepeta, commonly known as catmint, is a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants, native to europe, asia and africa. Plant does not flower in december. Genus name comes from the latin name for certain aromatic plants that included catmint.
They are native to regions of asia, the middle east, europe, africa, and.
These species belong to the lamiaceae family and some of them are known as catmint or catnip plants. Nepeta is used in cooking, and is also highly valued in folk medicine. Is catmint the same as catnip?
Wait for the plant to have grown quite a bunch of leaves before harvesting for the first time.
Its billowing foliage is topped with spikes of flowers in early summer, with repeat blooms throughout the season. Catmint (nepeta) is a perennial herb that is a member of the mint family. Beds and borders, cottage gardens, mediterranean gardens, wildlife gardens.
Little titch is the cultivar name.
Nepeta is a genus that contains about 250 species of flowering plants. Plant does not flower in november. Nepeta plants grow and spread easily, and are very easy to propagate in a number of different ways.
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Eurasia, macaronesia to eastern tropical africa distribution: They have an abundance if small purple, yellow, blue or white flowers that bloom from the end of spring and throughout summer. Nepeta belongs to the lamiaceae family, known for its aromatic members.