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Nepeta

Catmint

Sometime around May a certain fragrance tells us that it’s time for sunny days and warm weather. It’s Nepeta! Catmint, as it is commonly called, is a free bloomer whose billowy mounds of blue-violet, lavender, pink or white flowers are as opulent as its aromatic foliage. Supposedly, this herb renders timid people fierce, and the botanist Tournefort tells of a hangman who couldn’t cut the mustard “until he chewed a little catmint root.” Have some Loosestrife around in case things get out of hand. Cut back in July for an encore in the fall.

Nepeta grandiflorum ‘Summer Magic’ (P-2103)

Each 8.00

AVAILABLE SPRING 2020

Kudos to Malcom Spencer for this low growing Nepeta that celebrates unwavering prowess, nonflopping erect stems and a floriferous frenzy. Adored by bees, the plump spikes are packed with tiny violet-blue flowers, embellishing trim, closely woven ash-green leaves from summer ’til early fall. Tolerant of heat, humidity and occasional drought, ‘Summer Magic’ casts a cool-hued spell in the rockery, between pavers and along pathways. (pp#27,090)

Blooms May–September

Size: 15" – 18" high x 15" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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