Catnip Plant (Nepeta cataria) - Streambank Gardens

Catnip Plant (Nepeta cataria)

  • $ 5.95

This popular herb is a feline favorite, due to the crushed leaves releasing neptealactone; a compound known to cause frisky behavior in cats and a calming effect to humans.  The silver gray felted leaves are soft to the touch and borne below the tubular blue blooms.  Makes a nice container plant inside or outside.

Mature Plant Size: 24"-36" Tall, 24" Spread
Bloom Time: June-September
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.5
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Container Size: 3.5" Pot

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