Lot Location: 5A.4
Perennial hardy to Zones 3 to 9, otherwise grown as a quick summer annual
(Catmint) Short-lived herbaceous perennial. Native to Europe. Downy, light green foliage with dense, white-green flowering racemes.
Flowers to 5 feet. Plant prefers full sun and dryish, fast-draining soils. If you ever want to get rid of catnip, just overwater it and it will go away. Or, bruise the leaves a little and the neighborhood cats will probably love it to death.
Traditional usage (TWM): Sedative, aromatic, narcotic to cats.
Space plants 2 feet apart