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Nepeta mussinii

Also called Persian Catmint


More About Nepeta mussinii

  • AKA Nepeta racemosa
  • Violet-blue, flower clusters rise above the foliage
  • Hairy, gray-green, aromatic, scalloped leaves
  • Drought tolerant perennial
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer
  • Flower Height: 50 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

35-40 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Violet,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 mussinii Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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