Nepeta subsessilis

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Catmint

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Bright green foliage sets off the large whorls of blue flowers.
Green aromatic foliage.

Height

24-36 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-July and intermittently all summer

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Generally not as aggressive as the faasennii types.
When deadheaded, the flowers are quick to reemerge.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata), Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Daylily (Hemerocallis )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Fragrant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist but well-drained
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