Cat mint

Nepeta × faassenii

  • Cat mint
  • Cat mint
  • Cat mint
  • Cat mint
  • Cat mint
  • Cat mint
  • Flower name
    Cat mint
  • Scientific name
    Nepeta × faassenii
  • Aliasネペタ・ファーセニー, Cat mint, Faassen's catnip, ネペタ
  • Place of origin, (Caucasus and Iranian)
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August, September, October

What is Cat mint

Cat mint (scientific name:Nepeta × faassenii) is a semi-evergreen perennial of Lamiaceae family in the Iranian and Caucasus origin. It is a natural hybrid of Nepeta racemosa and N. nepetella. It is sometimes called scientific name, Nepeta faassenii. From spring to autumn, extend inflorescence from the flower stem and add a lot of blue purple florets.

Generic name: Cat mint, scientific name:Nepeta × faassenii, aka: Round leaf Mint, Round leaved mint, Hurley Mint, origin: Mediterranean-Europe, living type: perennials, plant height: 30-80 cm stem: 4 crest in fluff aerobic, phyllotaxis: cross vs. leaf color pale yellow-green leaf: narrow-ovate, oval, large oval, petiole: no stems to hold the Available foliage: wrinkled, leaf blade length: 2-5 cm, leaf width: 3 cm. leaf margin: serrated, leaves behind: scented gland points, to aromatic compounds:Piperitenone oxide, inflorescence: spikes in whorls floret, inflorescence length: 3-9 cm, flowers: lip form flowers, flower, white, light pink color, flowering June to August, long:0.2cm flower, stamens number: 4, ovary: top, breeding: rhizomes.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    N. × faassenii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type semi-evergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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