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Nepeta x faassenii 'Alba' (White Catmint) Herb Seeds

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White Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Alba') Herb seed

White Catmint or Nepeta x faassenii 'Alba' is a hardy perennial which has square stems and pointed leaves. The leaves have a minty aroma, hence the name, and small white flowers are produced in spikes which grow to 3 inches long. It flowers from spring to September to a spread of 50 cm and a height of up to 25 cm. Catmint prefers well drained soil, preferably in a sunny position, and dislikes wet winters. Catmint is scented and attractive to bees, and will be an attractive addition to the herb garden.

Herb Usage

Catmint is most recognised for its effect on cats, and it has been documented the scent of bruised leaves of Catmint can cause cats to roll in it, paw it, lick it and/or heavily salivate. Some have even been known to exhibit aggressive behaviour in its presence. As a herb, the leaves of Catmint were used for medicinal purposes, but now it is seen as a decorative plant, used in pot pourri.

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Our White Catmint herb seeds are generally available to buy all year.


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun and free draining soil.
Flower Colour:
White
Height x Spread:
60cm x 60cm
Latin Name:
Nepeta x faassenii 'Alba'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H4 - hardy average winter

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