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Nepeta ‘Blue Beauty’

Catmint

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourGrey

Description

Nepeta ‘Blue Beauty’ (Catmint). This is also called N. 'Souvenir d'Andre Chaudon'. A spreading perennial with tubular, blue flowers appearing during the summer with lance-shaped, toothed, grey leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They need a well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in spring or by stem-tip or softwood cuttings in spring or summer, species only by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs may damage growth. In dry summers powdery mildew may cause problems.

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