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Nepeta Blue Lagoon

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$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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The shortest of our catmints sprawls along pathways to create a tranquil, mat of lemon-scented, fuzzy foliage covered in a sea of violet blue. Favored by hummingbirds and butterflies, this long-blooming variety will be their premier destination.

Nepeta are smothered with blossom in summer. One of the best perennials to edge or underplant a rose bed. Its long season of bloom and carefree habit make N. Blue Lagoon a good companion to Coreopsis and Hemerocallis.

Details

Item Code: NEBL
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4"
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 6-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Blue
Patent: #23,855
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

Nepeta General Information

Nepeta are smothered with blossoms in summer. Likes sun and tolerates dry conditions once established. One of the best plants to edge or underplant a rose bed. Cats enjoy it as much as catnip.

Nepeta Plant Care

Prefers dryish, not especially fertile soil. Long blooming, but spent flowers can be sheared off to promote rebloom and/or improve appearance. Cut back by 2/3 in July to promote reblooming in August to end of summer. Cut back in early spring to 4-6". Can be divided every 3 - 4 years in spring. Seeds are sterile.