Wonderfully compact with aromatic foliage and delightful lavender blue flowers, attracting an abundance of bees to your garden throughout the summer.
Month Available: February
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Flowers & aromatic foliage
Height / Spread: 60cm x 45cm (24in x 18in)
During flowering, remove the spent flower stems to encourage more blooms, only chop back completely when flowering is over
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Leafhoppers, Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Cut back after flowering to maintain shape.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Benefits: Masses of flowers, aromatic foliage, vigorous growth habit.
History: Commonly known as Catmint, Nepeta is very attractive to cats and they will roll in it and try to eat. Best avoided if you don't want the neighbours cats rolling round your borders!!
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