Nepeta Little Trudy™

Catmint, Catnip

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 10-12" (Plant 12-18" 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 / Accent: Lavender / Pink
Patent: #18,904
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Plant sweetly charming Little Trudy™ as an edger along your sidewalk to greet visitors. With billowing, silvery-green aromatic foliage and long blooming lavender purple flower spikes, this compact catmint is also ideal as a gently spreading groundcover or tucked into containers.

Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds, but deer and rabbit stay away. Stunning when planted with Coreopsis or Hemerocallis. Plant Select® varieties are durable, resilient and vibrant.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Nepeta General Information:

Nepeta are smothered with blossoms in summer. Likes sun and dry conditions. 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.

$11.95 ea.
(3+) $11.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: NELT