[ UK /kˈætmɪnt/ ]
- hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
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- Plants deer especially dislike include catmint, chives, lavender, sage, spearmint, thyme and yarrow-all useful and easy to grow in this area.
- Not all herbs smell good - catmint, curry plant, pyrethrum, rue, santolina and tansy are all pretty pongy.
- The larvae feed on mints, including spearmint and Apple mint, marjoram, Meadow-clary, Lemon balm, catmint and calamints.
- Around the house are herbaceous beds with cranesbill, catmint, astrantias, irises and hostas in subtle colours.
- The project has included the replanting of the formal garden in front of the house using boxwood, roses, catmint, lavender and clematis.
- Plants chosen for drought tolerance as well as color thrive here, including catmint (Nepeta ‘Blue Wonder’), ceanothus, lychnis, penstemon, purple coneflower, rockrose, rosemary, and star jasmine.
- Some plants I like in front of ornamental grasses are any daisy type flower [like purple coneflowers, black eyed Susans, coreopsis, asters], catmints and calamints, Russian sage, liatris, sedums, gaura, salvias and veronicas, daylilies and small spireas.
- As a counterpoint to the hot, dry look of the sandstone, Charlotte chose cottage-garden flowers including campanulas, catmint, dianthus, peonies, and roses in shades of lavender, pink, blue, and wine red.
- When planted behind catmint, dark-foliaged ‘Palace Purple’ heuchera makes the catmint's lavender-blue flowers stand out.
- Not all herbs smell good - catmint, curry plant, pyrethrum, rue, santolina and tansy are all pretty pongy, ranging from slightly musty to downright disgusting.