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Nepeta grandiflora

Catmint

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.5m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourBlue shades
  • Leaf ColourSilvery grey

Description

Nepeta grandiflora (Catmint). This is a clump forming upright perennial with branched stems and fragrant hairy ovate leaves. In early summer produces spike-like blue flowers in cymes.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Caucasus

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They need a well-drained soil in a sunny position. You can propagate by division or from cuttings taken during the late spring summer months or from seed.

Propagation

You can propagate by division or from cuttings taken during the late spring summer months or from seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

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

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