Nepeta (Catmint; Catnip; Cataria)
Nepeta, commonly known as Catmint, is a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants, native to Europe, Asia and Africa. Nepeta belong to the Lamiaceae family, known for its aromatic members. These long-lived, extremely versatile and easy-to-grow perennials make a great addition to your garden. Their aromatic, gray-green leaves and beautiful flowers looks great as edging, or in a border, herb or rock garden. Because of its self-sufficiency and lack of problems, nepeta is a good choice for beginner gardeners.