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NEPETA 'Six Hills Giant'
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- Good to know - attractive to insects.
- Pests & Diseases - slugs, and possibly powdery mildew in hot summers.
- Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. 1935. C. Elliott, Six Hills Nursery, Herts.
- Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- Height - in metres - 90cm (36in)
- Spread - in metres - 60cm (24in)
- Evergreen - narrowly oval, toothed, grey-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
- Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - vigorous, clump- forming perennial. Produces abundant spikes of flowers 2cm (¾in) long.
- Full Sun
- Partial Shade
- Scented foliage
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
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