Nepeta cataria - Catnip
Hardy / tea plant, fragrant plant, medicinal use / seeds need 20-30 days for germination / H. up to 120 cm/ sunny position / well drained soil / blossom colour white / flowering time 7, 8, 9.
White to pale pink flowers from early summer to early autumn. Pungent aromatic leaves. Favourite of cat lovers, for cats relish the intoxicating leaves. Tea is a popular nightcap, as it induces a good night’s sleep. Remedy for colds and fevers.