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Naked Catmint

Nepeta nuda

Also known as

Hairless catmint, Catmint

Nepeta nuda 1 by Franz Xaver (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

80cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Naked Catmint

Some green leaves on a Nepeta nuda plant
A close up of a Nepeta nuda flower
A photo of Naked Catmint
A photo of Naked Catmint

Naked Catmint Overview

Nepeta nuda is a perennial plant from the Lamiaceae family. Commonly known as Naked Catmint. It forms attractive grey-green, aromatic leaves and pale purple flowers, typically growing to a height of around 1m. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Naked Catmint

How to propagate Naked Catmint

Cuttings

Division

Seed

Special features of Naked Catmint

Attractive flowers

Attracts useful insects