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Nepeta Junior Walker™

Scientific Name : Nepeta x faassenii
Common Name : Catmint
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Heat Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Height : 18" (46cm)
Width : 30" (76cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Lavender-blue flowers with graygreen foliage.
Compact habit.
Uniform flower canopy.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun, although will tolerate a wide range of soils and conditions.
Grower InformationAbundant flowers in a compact habit!
  • More floriferous than some other Nepeta cultivars as extensively trialed by Star® Roses And Plants.
  • Lavender-blue flowers with gray-green foliage.
  • Uniform flower canopy.
'Novanepjun'
Protection InformationEU PBR43039; PP23,074
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500-1,000 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      50-75 ppm N
      Pinching:
      Recommended.
      Transplanting:
      35-42 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Roots quickly. Plan to pinch in liner tray.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Long day facultative
      Watering:
      Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Recommended
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      White fly
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 10-14 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Unrooted: 15-17 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
      Bloom Months:
      May to September

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