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Nepeta faassenii Cat's Meow

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$14.95 $7.47 (50% off) $7.25 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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This top-notch variety remains tidy, dense and rounded all season long. Grey green aromatic foliage is topped with well-branched stems smothered with sky blue flowers. Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Nepeta are ideal for rock gardens, containers and border fronts. Dependable, long-blooming and trouble free. One of the best plants to edge or under plant a rose bed.

Details

Item Code: NECM
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 17-20"
Spacing: Plant 24-36" 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
Patent: #24,472
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
  • 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.