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Commonly known as Catmint, Catnip
(mussinii) - dwarf catmint, lilac-blue flowers
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Evergreen - finely hairy, mid-green leaves 1-3cm (½ to 1¼in) long with heart-shaped bases.
Blue - lilac blue
Height - 30cm (12in)
Spread - 45cm (18in)
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.
Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Additional Features - 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.
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Scented Plants - Scented foliage
Seasonal Interest - Summer
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly
Herbaceous Plants - Video Collection
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Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.