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NEPETA faassenii

Commonly known as Catmint, Catnip



(mussinii) - dwarf catmint, lilac-blue flowers

  • Bee Friendly
  • Good to know - syn. N x faassenii. Attractive to insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, and possibly powdery mildew in hot summers.
  • Place of Origin - Caucasus,Turkey, northern Iran.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Evergreen - finely hairy, mid-green leaves 1-3cm (½ to 1¼in) long with heart-shaped bases.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - spreading to upright perennial.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented foliage
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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