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Nepeta racemosa (or x mussinii) Blue Wonder

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$12.95 $6.47 (50% off) $6.25 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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Long blooming, large deep blue flowers. Foliage of Nepeta Blue Wonder is green-gray and aromatic. Its shorter stature (12") makes it suitable for the front of a border, or as a groundcover. Irresistible to butterflies.

Details

Item Code: NEBW
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • 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.