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Botanical Name: Nepeta racemosa
Common Name(s): Dwarf catmint
Categories: Ground Covers and Perennials
Dwarf catnip is a low growing perennial with aromatic, downy pointed, oval leaves/foliage. It bears masses of downy, violet blue flowers in Spring to Summer. Cats are attracted to this plant. It can be used as a hedge or small scale ground cover, or in a rock gardens, herb gardens, border fronts and naturalized plantings.
Botanical Pronunciation: NEP-ih-tuh ray-sem-OH-suh
It bears masses of downy, violet blue flowers in Spring to Summer.
Dwarf catnip has aromatic, downy pointed, oval leaves/foliage. Cats are attracted to the foliage.
Dwarf catnip has a bushy habit.
These aromatic leaves/foliage attract cats.
'Six Hills Giant', gray foliage, large sprays of lavender flowers; 'Superba', spreading habit, gray foliage, purple blue flowers.
This plant can be used for attracting house cats.
Uses in landscape design
It can be used as a hedge or small scale ground cover, or in rock gardens, herb gardens, border fronts and naturalised plantings.