Catmint (Nepeta sessilis) in the Catmints Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 inches to 18 inches (20-30 cm)
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Green to gray-green heart shaped leaves appear opposite along the stems.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Some More Insect Photos by nativeplantlover Jul 7, 2016 2:47 PM 4
Hanging sempervivum ball by Joannabanana Jan 7, 2019 8:44 AM 4,944
Penstemon - which one?; Nepeta (Nepeta subsessilis) by chelle Dec 10, 2012 7:22 AM 5

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