Nepeta x faassenii – Catmint (seed)
Nepeta × faassenii, a perennial herb also known as catmint and Faassen’s catnip, is a primary hybrid of garden origin. The parent species are Nepeta racemosa and Nepeta nepetella. Catmint is a fragrant member of the Lamiaceae family and the Nepeta genus contains over 250 species. Catmint has a stimulating effect on cats which roll in Catmint, obviously with much pleasure. Is used to stuff cat toys.
Nepeta × faassenii contains Nepetalactones which are thought to be the compounds responsible for its effect on pussy. Is also reputed to have hallucinogenic effects and has been used as a tea and popular smoking mix. Info at Wikipedia
Care and Cultivation of Nepeta x faassenii
Nepeta x faassenii seeds can be sown most of the year except winter. Sow just under the surface of a quality seed raising mix or directly into the garden. Keep moist until germination in 1-3 weeks. Full sun to part shade position.
50+ seeds per packet
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