Scientific Name : Nepeta x faassenii
Common Name : Cat Mint
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Scented Foliage, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 28 - 30" (71 - 76cm)
Height : 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Width : 18 - 22" (46 - 56cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Large flower plumes on robust plants. Leaves have a minty fragrance. Very popular with pollinators.
Idea & Tips : Nepeta are excellent landscape plants with long blooming seasons from Spring through Summer. Plant in a sunny landscape location. Trim plants in mid-Summer for repeat flowering in Fall. Fertilize once per month during the growing season.
: Excellent landscape plant with long blooming season from Spring through Summer.
- Features large flower plumes on robust plants.
- Foliage has a minty fragrance.
- Very popular with pollinators.
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Long day facultative
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
Typically not required
B-Nine/Cycocel sprays 2,500/1,000 ppm
Spider mites, Thrips
April to September
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