Home / Plant Catalog / Catnip Catnip$4.99 Out of stock SKU: 139883 Categories: Plant Catalog, Herbs Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Catnip is a hardy perennial plant that grows 3 to 4 feet tall. The heart-shaped leaves are green above and gray below. The plant has purple flowers. Catnip leaves are used for tea and seasoning and also are attractive to cats. It is not recommended that you plant catnip in or near your garden. If you want to grow this herb, plant in a flower box or pot away from your garden. Dried leaves add fragrance to potpourris. The leaves are also used in salads and tea. Fresh leaves can be rubbed on raw meat as a tenderizer or mixed with olive oil and seasonings for a marinade. Catnip is used to make light yellow dye. The dried leaves are used in cat toys. The plant can be grown as an ornamental in lightly shaded areas or in containers. It is said to have some medicinal qualities. Additional information Weight 0.000 oz Latin Name Nepeta cataria Plant Type Perennial Herb Care Average, sandy, well-drained soil is preferred. Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade Habit Bushy habit. Plant Height 12-36 inches Plant Width 12-24 inches Foliage Heart-shaped, serrated, gray-green leaves. Bloom Spikes of light purple flowers blooms June through September. Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Cut/Dried Flower, Edible, Fragrant Container Size 3" pot Peak Season(s) May, June, July, Aug, Sep Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Catnip” Cancel replyYour rating Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Related products Willow, Dappled Japanese ‘Hakuro Nishiki’ $34.99 – $164.99 Phalaenopsis Orchid Philodendron ‘Jose Buono’ $20.99 String of Pearls
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