Erba lepre

Botanical name: Nepeta mussinii

Nepeta mussinii, commonly known as "grass Hare", is a herbaceous perennial.

Pretty edging plant, this Nepeta flourishes, from early spring until autumn, with spikes of blue-lavender flowers.

Unlike the Nepeta cataria, Nepeta mussinii receives lesser attention from cats.

You can use the leaves in salads, vegetable soups and especially to flavor meat of rabbit and Hare, while the smell of wild game.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
    Perennial
  • Dwelling
    Full Sun
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
    Moderate
  • Land
    Well drained
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