Nepeta

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Nepeta

a genus of plants in the family Labiatae.

Nepeta hederacea
causes pulmonary edema and enteritis in horses. Called also Glechoma hederacea, ground ivy.
Nepeta cataria
see catnip.
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Catmint, or rather the nepetalactone in its leaves, mimics a feline hormone and acts like a recreational drug to cats.
couscous, scallion, mushroom, tomato, catmint, lemon zest, poppy seeds
Some of butterflies' favorite plants are: scabiosa, butterfly weed, milkweed, cosmos, zinnias, bee balm, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, daisies, catmint, violets, and sedum.
Never leave gaps, plant in abundance so that borders are overflowing with romantic beauties including old-fashioned roses, honeysuckle, pinks and lavenders, sweet Williams, catmint and other bygone era favourites including godetia and clarkia.
Returned from a break to run the useful Catmint close at Sandown, and this task is less demanding.
Pair mounding and spiky plants, such as catmint with phormiums, then tuck in plants with fine leaves to add texture.
There are some plants that rabbits don't like, including Michaelmas daisies, catmint, lupins and heucheras.
With modern farming practices continuing to disturb the bee's natural habitats, Barratt Mercia is planting species such as honeysuckles, foxgloves, poppies, lavenders and catmint around new homes on its Bluebell estate in Camp Hill.
Barratt West Midlands has been moved by the insects' plight and have started landscaping round its new homes with "bee friendly" plants like honeysuckle, foxglove, poppy, lavender and catmint.
QI bought a plant of catmint and would like more as my cats like to lie on it.
Try growing cottage garden plants or wildflowers rich in nectar, such as foxgloves, hollyhocks, lupins, lavender and catmint, verbascum, snapdragon and sedum.