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Nepeta (Nepeta)

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Perennials
Name Nepeta
Botanical Name Nepeta

You will find this perennial to be an easy to grow plant with masses of spiked lavender/blue flowers lasting from spring until fall. Trim off the spikes which have bloomed to assure continued flowering.This mounded plant has grey-green aromatic foliage. Divide it when blooming is completed, if you want. There are many varieties that range in size from 10 inches-36 inches tall.

Location: Sun
Size: 10-36 inches
Flower Color: Lavender-blue
Bloom Time: May, June, July, August, September
Soil Conditions: dry, medium
Trim/Prune: Trim to the ground in late fall after several frosts
Other
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
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