NEPETA faassenii

Commonly known as Catmint, Catnip

(mussinii) - dwarf catmint, lilac-blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Blue
    Lilac blue
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • 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 with branched stems and narrowly ovate to lance-shaped, scalloped, wrinkled, hairy, aromatic leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long. Produce spikes of flowers 12mm (½in) long
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

NEPETA faassenii

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. N x faassenii. Attractive to insects. Trim after flowering to keep plant compact and to encourage a second flowering
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, and possibly powdery mildew in hot summers.
    Place of origin
    Caucasus, Turkey, northern Iran.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a mixed or herbaceous border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver
    Silvery grey-green
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Buy Varieties of NEPETA faassenii

NEPETA faassenii 'Kit Cat'

NEPETA faassenii 'Kit Cat'

Catmint, Catnip

compact, less floppy Catmint

 
individually £13.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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