Catmint (Nepeta faassinii) is an aromatic herb that produces clusters of lavender-blue flowers amid it's grey-green coloured foliage. The herb is thought to have been first cultivated in the Roman town of Nepeti (otherwise known as Nepeta) where it was used as a herbal tea and insect repellent. It's delicious used sparingly in salads and warm soothing teas.
As an easy plant to grow, it is pretty tough once established and copes well with sunny positions or those with a touch more shade.
More herbs in hairy pots are available in store.
Height and spread: H:90cm, W:90cm
Material: This herb plant is grown in peat free compost in a biodegradable pot made from waste coir with natural latex.