Nepeta x faassenii
CATMINT, FAASSEN'S CATNIP
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Pruning: Shear off spent flower stems by 2/3 to encourage a further flowering flush.

 
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Nepeta x faassenii
CATMINT, FAASSEN'S CATNIP
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: mauve & purple

Flowering Time: late spring to early autumn

Leaves: aromatic; grey-green; crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: hanging basket, mass planting, groundcovers, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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