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Catmint - NEPETA x faassenii

Catmint - NEPETA x faassenii

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Catmint - NEPETA x faassenii, a timeless and beloved perennial that graces your garden with a profusion of lavender-blue blossoms and aromatic silver-green foliage. This classic Catmint variety is a versatile and low-maintenance addition to any landscape, offering a burst of colour and fragrance that captivates both seasoned and novice gardeners alike.

Abundant Lavender-Blue Blooms: NEPETA x faassenii, commonly known as Catmint, adorns your garden with dense spikes of lavender-blue blossoms. The abundant blooms create a picturesque display, adding a touch of charm and sophistication to borders, pathways, or mixed perennial beds.

Aromatic Silver-Green Foliage: The silver-green leaves of Catmint release a delightful fragrance when brushed, engaging the senses in your garden. This aromatic quality not only enhances the overall ambiance but also makes Catmint a popular choice for herbal crafts, sachets, and even natural insect repellents.

Compact and Mounding Growth Habit: With a compact and mounding growth habit, Catmint is well-suited for various garden designs. It’s neat and graceful form makes it an ideal choice for smaller gardens, edging, or as an accent plant that complements a wide range of companion perennials.

Extended Blooming Season: Enjoy the beauty of Catmint from late spring well into the summer months. This perennial variety is known for its extended blooming season, ensuring a continuous display of lavender-blue blossoms that contribute to the overall allure of your garden.

Pollinator-Friendly: Catmint is a favourite among pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. The nectar-rich flowers attract these beneficial insects, creating a lively and buzzing garden ecosystem that enhances overall biodiversity.

• Botanical Name: NEPETA x faassenii
• Mature Size: 18-24 inches in height, 24-36 inches in spread
• Bloom Time: Late spring to summer
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained, average soil
• Hardiness Zone: 3-8

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