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Catmint (Nepeta)

Catmint (Nepeta)

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Nepeta (Catnip) and Roses: A Perfect Combination

Nepeta, better known as catnip, is a versatile and charming perennial that can take your garden to the next level. But did you know that Nepeta is also an excellent partner for roses? Here are some reasons why Nepeta and roses make a beautiful combination.

1. Color Contrast and Flowering Time: The soft purple or blue flowers of Nepeta form a beautiful color contrast with the bright and often bright colors of roses. In addition, Nepeta blooms from late spring to early autumn, which complements and extends the flowering period of roses, so you can enjoy a colorful garden for longer.

2. Aromatic Benefits: Nepeta has a pleasant scent that attracts both people and pollinators. This scent also acts as a natural defense against some pests that can attack roses. This will not only make your rose garden more beautiful, but also healthier.

3. Support and Ground Cover: Nepeta grows low and spreads well, which helps suppress weeds and keep the soil moist. This is beneficial for roses, which appreciate constant moisture in the soil. In addition, the leaves of Nepeta protect the roots of roses from extreme temperatures.

4. Low Maintenance: Nepeta is a very low maintenance plant. It thrives in both sun and partial shade and is tolerant of a variety of soil types. This makes it an ideal partner for roses, which sometimes require a little more attention.

5. Attractive to Pollinators: Nepeta flowers attract bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects, which can promote pollination of your roses and contribute to a healthy garden.

Planting Tips:

  • Plant Nepeta at the base of rose bushes or in groups around rose borders.
  • Provide enough space for Nepeta to spread without crowding the roses.
  • Provide extra water during dry periods to ensure optimal growth of both Nepeta and roses.

With Nepeta and roses in your garden you can create an enchanting scene that provides enjoyment all year round. It is a combination that is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also practical and ecologically beneficial. Try this combination and enjoy a harmonious and vibrant garden!

Flowering time

  • June
  • July
  • August


Catmint (Nepeta)

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