NEPETA 'Six Hills Giant'

Commonly known as Catmint, Catnip

  • Evergreen
    Narrowly oval, toothed, grey-green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Violet
  • Height
    90cm (36in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • 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.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

NEPETA 'Six Hills Giant'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    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.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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