- Flower nameCat mint
- Scientific nameNepeta × faassenii
- Aliasネペタ・ファーセニー, Cat mint, Faassen's catnip
- 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.