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Nepeta faassenii

'Cat's Meow'


Cat's Meow Catmint




Origin:  Bred by Kevin Hurd and Walter's Garden, Inc., introduced by Proven Winners┬« in 2013, and issued a United States Plant Patent May 20, 2014.
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Nepeta
Species
faassenii
Cultivar
'Cat's Meow'
Category
Perennials
Patent Number
PP24,472
USDA Hardiness Zone
4
Canadian Hardiness Zone
2 - 5a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H7
Temperature (°C)
-35 - (-29)
Temperature (°F)
-30 - (-20)
Height
43 - 59 cm
Spread
60 - 65 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
MayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
General Description
A dense catmint with a low, compact habit that has sky blue flowers that last from early summer into autumn.
Landscape
An excellent container plant that can also be used in rock gardens, border fronts, cottage or herb gardens or for edging.
Cultivation
Grow in full sun in a medium, well-drained soil that is cool and moist. May be cut back after the first flowering to maintain a nice, compact size, and flower spikes can be shorn after first flowering to promote continued bloom.
Shape
A spreading clump.
Pests
No serious pest or disease problems.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Leaves are grey-green in colour.
Flower Description
Flowers are sky blue, aromatic, and last from early summer to autumn.
Propagation
Propagate by division in spring or autumn, or by softwood cuttings in spring or summer.
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