Deer Resistant Plants: Catmint

Plant: Catmint (Nepeta)

Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooms: Early Summer through Early Fall

Colors: Blue, Violet, White

Care: Easy

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.