Scientific Name: Nepeta x faassenii cvs.Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:catmint Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Arching, Pendulous, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Distinctive smell, Ovate, Crenate
Flowers: Verticillaster, (Floriferous), Violet, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Nut, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Fragrance, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Herb, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Leaves ovate 3-8 cm long, rounded toothed, very strong odour when crushed; florets to 1 cm wide, blue-violet (some white cvs.).