Botanical name: Nepeta erecta Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Erect Catmint is a wildflower found in the forests and open slopes of the Himalayas, at altitudes of 2100-3600 m. Flowers are large, blue to blue-purple, with a curved flower-tube much enlarged at the mouth and with a large lower lip, borne in separated whorls. The whorls are subtended by longer leaves. Flowers are 2-2.5 cm long. Sepal tube is 1 cm long with triangular sepals much shorter than the tube. Leaves are stalked, triangular to oblong-heart-shaped, with pointed or blunt teeth, 3-6 cm long. The plant is 1-3 ft tall, with softly hairy erect stem. Flowering: June-August.
The flower labeled Erect Catmint is ...