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Catmint

Botanical Name
Nepeta x faassenii
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
18 to 36 inches
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Late spring to early summer (peak): lavender, blue
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 12 to 18 inches apart
  • Cut back or shear by half after first flowering or second bloom
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Six Hills Giant - 3' tall
  • Blue Wonder - dark blue flowers
  • Psfike - compact, 8-10" x 12-16"
  • Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch' - compact, 6-12" x 15-18"
  • Cat's Meow - blue-purple flowers in 24 - 36" plants, holds shape with no flopping or opening
  • Cat's Pajamas - compact 18-20", prolific blooms of indigo blue

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