Nepeta Kitten Around
An excellent compact and rounded habit, with a mass of periwinkle blue flowers from early summer, attracting bees to your garden. Aromatic foliage offers added interest. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Flowers & aromatic foliage
Height / Spread: 45cm x 75cm (18in x 30in)
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 hard after flowering to keep the plant compact
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!!
EU Rights: EU Plant Variety Rights apply. Propagation without a license is illegal.