Plant: Catmint (Nepeta)
Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Blooms: Early Summer through Early Fall
Colors: Blue, Violet, White
Soil: Tolerates droughty soil
While less attractive to cats than catnip, the catmint's gray-green leaves and lavendar-blue flowers are more attractive and very drought tolerant. Its uses include rock gardens, borders and as an edging.