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Nepeta faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'

Nepeta faassenii 'Six Hills Giant' - Catmint - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

More About Nepeta faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'

  • Periwinkle-blue, flower clusters rise slightly above the foliage
  • Hairy, gray-green, aromatic, scalloped leaves
  • Drought tolerant perennial
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer

Interesting Notes:

Nepeta faassenii is a cross between Nepeta nepetella and Nepeta racemosa/mussinii.

Zone:

5

Height:

75-90 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

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 faassenii 'Six Hills Giant' 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
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

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