Definition of catmint in English:

catmint

Line breaks: cat|mint
Pronunciation: /ˈkatmɪnt
 
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noun

  • A plant of the mint family, with downy leaves, purple-spotted white flowers, and a pungent smell attractive to cats. Also called catnip.
    • Genus Nepeta, family Labiatae: several species
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    • When planted behind catmint, dark-foliaged ‘Palace Purple’ heuchera makes the catmint's lavender-blue flowers stand out.
    • Plants deer especially dislike include catmint, chives, lavender, sage, spearmint, thyme and yarrow-all useful and easy to grow in this area.
    • Don't forget some herbs make great groundcover/hole fillers and thyme, oregano and catmint are ideal for planting in pockets.

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