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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

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Common names
  • Catmint

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Location: Litchfield, NH
Date: 2012-12-27
Lavender blooms

Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissio
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
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Comments:
  • Posted by NHJenDion (Southern NH - Zone 5b) on May 28, 2013 6:13 PM concerning plant:
    Mine grew 3+ feet tall in part sun their 2nd year.

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