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Neptune Catmint

Nepeta kubanica ‘Bokratune’

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 kubanica ‘Bokratune’ (P-2151)

Each 8.25

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

<i>Nepeta kubanica</i> ‘Bokratune’

Large bee-friendly blooms coupled with a diminutive shipshape habit give you good reason to invite this new award-winning Concept Plants’ introduction into your garden. Erring more on the blue side, large tubular blue-violet blooms and dark purple calyces adorn the long-lasting, upright spikes above a bushy aromatic base of stout stems cloaked in close-set broad, serrated green leaves. Tailor-made for patio containers and border frontage, nonflopping ‘Neptune’ owes its hearty constitution to its Russian heritage and its good behavior to horticulturist Kees Jan Kraan’s diligence.

Blooms June–September

Size: 8" – 12" high x 8" – 12" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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