TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Number of plants found: 4    

Nepeta cataria, Catnip

Nepeta cataria

Catnip
Family: Lamiaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The flowers are white, finely spotted with purple and tubular shaped. The scent of the plant has a stimulating effect on cats.

Taken as a hot infusion, Catnip promotes sweating and is beneficial for colds, flus, fevers, and infectious childhood diseases. It is soothing to the nervous system and calming to the stomach.





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Nepeta curviflora, Syrian Catnip

Nepeta curviflora

Syrian Catnip
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Western Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Nepeta curviflora, Syrian Catnip


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Nepeta grandiflora, Caucasus Catnip

Nepeta grandiflora

Caucasus Catnip
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Nepeta grandiflora is a beautiful strong growing Catmint with sprays of soft blue flowers set off by sea-green foliage. Nepeta is an ideal perennial for new gardeners. Plant it at the front of the border, edging a path, so that you can catch the full scent from its aromatic leaves.



Nepeta grandiflora, Caucasus Catnip


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Actinidia kolomikta, Kiwi

Actinidia kolomikta

Kiwi
Family: Actinidiaceae
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageDeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Actinidia kolomikta is an ornamental plant for gardens and a houseplant. This species needs both a male and female plant to produce its sweet, grape-sized fruit.

The plant is attractive to cats, which find it more attractive than catnip or valerian and can severely damage the vine.





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