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Catmint | Plant Profile

Catmint is a great, hardy perennial with a low-growing, groundcover habit and fragrant flowers.

Description

Catmint is a wonderful, low-growing perennial that is instantly recognizable for its fragrant flowers. A member of the mint family, these shrubs are extremely hardy in the Pittsburgh climate and can help your gardens stand up to infestation by deer and rabbits.

Catmint is available in a number of varieties. Most are low-growing plants that serve well as border plantings or massed in pollinator gardens or other perennial installations. Most feature blue-to-purple flowers with green stems, and will hold their color deep into the growing season.

Catmint Characteristics

USDA Climate Zone

Zones 4 - 8

Height

1 - 2'

Spread

2 - 3'

Bloom Time

Spring - Summer

Water

Low

Sun

Full Sun

Maintenance

Low

Deer Resistant?

Yes