Catnip Herb- Nepeta cataria
Nepeta cataria, the catnip herb, is a perennial member of the mint family that is best known for being attractive to cats, but can also be used in soothing teas, providing a light minty flavor. Very deer resistant.
Growing catnip is easy. It is hardy in zones 3 through 9. Plant it in well-drained soil and water sparingly. Catnip likes to be dry. Plant in plenty of sun. Also makes a good houseplant for a sunny window.