Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Catnip
​Nepeta cataria

​Family: Mint
Perennial
Introduced

Blooms: June to September
Habitat: Waste places
Height: up to 1 m

Flowers: 2 cm in a dense cluster.  White with pink or purple spots.

Stem: downy

Plant contains a chemical that repels insects and affects the behaviour of cats.