Plant Family Guides: Nepeta---Catmint Guides
18 Best Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
Plants have natural defense mechanisms against insects, such as producing chemicals that are toxic or unpalatable to them. Some plants also release pheromones or have physical structures that can deter insects.
Wonderful Plants That Repel Insects
Plants have natural defense mechanisms against insects, such as producing chemicals that are toxic or unpalatable to them. Some plants also release pheromones or have physical structures that can deter insects. Additionally, companion planting, where different plants are grown together, can also help repel pests.
Nepeta racemosa (Catmint)
Known as Persian Catmint, Nepeta racemosa is a truly gifted perennial that deserves a spot in any garden. Native to southwestern Asia, it forms attractive spreading clumps of ascending, upright stems, richly covered with white, blue or purple flower spikes and held above a strongly aromatic, gray-green foliage.
Nepeta, commonly known as catmint, includes approximately 250 species of herbaceous perennials in the mint family Lamiaceae. These plants are native to regions of Europe, Asia, and Africa and are known for their attractive flowers and fragrant foliage.
Catmint: How to Grow and Care with Success
Want to learn how to grow and care for catmint like a pro? Follow these simple steps and enjoy the beauty of this striking plant
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