Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

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  • Common Name: nepeta
  • Plant Story:

    A hardy herbaceous perennial, Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant', features small, ovate green leaves with two-lipped lavender-blue flowers throughout the summer. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds but are ignored by deer and rabbits. Leaves are aromatic when crushed or bruised.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Planting Zone: 4-7
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 2-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Best grown in mass plantings in border fronts or cottage gardens
  • Leaf: Gray-green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Crown rot and powdery mildew
  • Form: Clump-forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Taller plants may need support. Clip flower spikes back after flowering for continued bloom.

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