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nepeta x faassenii    


  • vigorous catmint
  • drought tolerant
  • blue flower spikes
  • long tapered grey green leaves
  • blossoms in late spring
  • 20cm xH 40cm
  • tidy low growing mound
  • great for pots
  • pinch back when a few inches high
  • trim back to encourage second flowering in late summer
  • full sun to part shade

This planting is in the West garden .

Purchased from Garden Express

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Quantity: 3

Plant Faassen's catmint Nepeta x faassenii 104


Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.23 inches (0.6 cm) if planning to sow direct.

normally grows to a max height of 2.93 feet (that's 90.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (10) is not within the ideal known range for Faassen's catmint. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 8. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.

Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Faassen's catmint likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about nepeta x faassenii is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All nepeta x faassenii Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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