Nepeta racemosa

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  • Common Name: Catmint
  • Plant Story:

    Chosen 2007 plant of the year by the Perennial Plant Association. Gray-green foliage. Soft lavender-blue flowers. This variety doesn't reseed like other Catmints. It has a more mounded look and can grow in drier soil better than other varieties.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 4-8
  • Height: .75-1 ft
  • Spread: 1-1.5 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Rock gardens, perennial borders, herb gardens, or naturalized garden
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Low-growing
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Fragrant. Cut flowers of after flowering for continuous bloom. Can aggressively self-seed


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