Grown as a culinary herb in France and parts of Europe, in the U.S. the single most popular use of this plant is to delight the CAT. Catnip causes the most aloof felines to roll, pounce and preen. It is believed to repel rats, possibly because it attracts cats.
Needs at least 4 hours of sun. Drought tolerant once established.
Type of Plant: Herb
Distinguishing Characteristics: Easy to grow and makes cats happy
Water Use: Low
Flower Color: Purple
Sun/Location: Full to Part Sun