Lemon Catnip Seeds Nepeta Cataria Xeriscape Herb Garden Plant Seeds

Lemon Catnip Seeds

Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 3 - 8

Height: 18 inches

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: Blue

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.8

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Nepeta Cataria

Planting Directions

Temperature: 60 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/8 inch

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: Rows 18 inches a part; thin seedlings 12 inches

Lemon Catnip (Nepeta Cataria) - Start Catnip seeds and grow this attractive plant for your xeriscape garden that attracts beneficial insects. The blue flowers are rich in nectar and attract honey bees. The plant is slightly smaller than other varieties and is better behaved. Nepeta plants can be somewhat sprawling and floppy, so don't hesitate to trim them back a few times during the growing season to neaten them up and encourage more blooms. These herbs can be grown for teas and have a calming effect. Growing Lemon Catnip is a wonderful way to bring a lemony scent to your landscape or garden, and it's a reliable plant giving years of pleasure. Start these flower seeds indoors in late winter for transplanting out after frosts have passed.

Approximate Seeds Per Ounce: 35,000