2.05.2015

A Filler No Garden Should Be Without


Nepeta or better yet, Catmint makes for a wonderful filler plant

Billowy

Dependable

Non - Invasive

May to September 

Sun to Partial Shade

Grey Green Aromatic Leaves

Purple , Lavender, White Blooms 



Great companion plant for Lambs Ear, Hosta and Iris








Bee Friendly


Shearing flower spikes after initial bloom will help promote continual blooming


Grey green leaves work exceptionally well with all the yellows


Softens hardscapes as well as defines them.



                               Works as an informal hedge

NEPETA Culture

Nepeta, who's common name is Catmint, easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers cool, moist soils. In northern areas, site plants in full sun. In the deep South, site plants in areas with some light afternoon shade. Plants may be cut back before first flowering to promote more compact size.

Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet

Spread: 1.50 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to September
Bloom Description: Blue/violet
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Fragrant
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Air Pollution

If you would like to add a more Classical feel to your garden please contact me for further information at mwhite841@verizon.net