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Nepeta faasenii 'Purrsain Blue'

#PP24788

Also called Catnip


Nepeta faasenii 'Purrsain Blue' - Catmint - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Nepeta faasenii 'Purrsain Blue' (PP24788)

  • Low growing, compact, rounded habit
  • Closely spaced, violet-blue, flower clusters rise slightly above the foliage
  • Flowers start in early April and last for six weeks
  • Gray-green, aromatic, scalloped leaves
  • Drought tolerant perennial
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer

Zone:

3

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Violet-blue
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Catmint Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun and is drought tolerant once established. Pruning plants back by half after the flowers fade, will promote a second bloom and help to maintain a compact habit.


Nepeta faasenii 'Purrsain Blue' (PP24788) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Spring
Early Spring

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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