Plant ID forum: I found this and thought it was mint...

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Name: Imaeus
Dayton, ohio
May 23, 2014 8:29 PM CST
Not sure exactly what it is. I waited till it flowered for a more proper id.

Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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May 23, 2014 9:13 PM CST
It's a Nepeta. It is in the mint family (Lamiaceae) but not in the actual Mentha genus.
The flowers and leaves look right for Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' and it is a commonly available cultivar, so that's a good possibility. However, it would be hard to say for sure because some varieties look similar. Smiling

Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low')
(Zone 6a)
May 23, 2014 9:26 PM CST
I think it looks like catmint, too.
Name: Imaeus
Dayton, ohio
May 23, 2014 11:05 PM CST
Thank you much.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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May 24, 2014 8:40 AM CST
Lovely blooms and I agree that it appears to be Catmint (Nepeta). Since you aren't certain which variety, you could upload your photo to the general database entry here: Catmint (Nepeta)
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