Catnip is a member of the Nepeta family. Its botanical name is Nepeta. Catnip grows as a perennial and is a herb / flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows with a forb-like habit. Try planting Catnip if you'd like to attract butterflies to your garden.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Catnip have been kindly provided by our members.
See our list of companion Plants for Catnip to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Catnip about 42 days before your last frost date .
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Catnip plants:
26 Sep 2014
Some of this has died back. Some is still nice and green. None of it is blooming.
30 Jun 2014
Cut back hard, bloom is ending
Catnip care instructions
How long does Catnip take to grow?
Our when to plant Catnip estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!