Scientific Name : Nepeta hybrid
Common Name : Japanese Cat Mint
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Scented Foliage, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Height : 28 - 36" (71 - 91cm)
Width : 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : This beautiful Nepeta will flower for months in the Spring and Summer. Attracts pollinators with its fragrant leaves.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny location with plenty of room to grow. Trim plants to the ground each Fall.
: First-year-flowering, robust plant in the landscape with large flowers and medium controlled habit.
- Scales to 3 ft. in the second year.
- Offers pest and disease resistance.
- Features a long flowering season.
- Attracts pollinators with its fragrant foliage.
- Minty fragrance to leaves.
- Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes.
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
Nights: 55 to 70°F (13 to 21°C) Days: 60 to 80°F (15 to 27°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Long day facultative
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm.
Not necessary when pinched in liner.
Use B-Nine/Cycocel 2,500/800 ppm to control height
Aphids, White fly, Spider mites
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