Aroma™ Violet Catmint

Nepeta faassenii

Finely textured, aromatic foliage and soft violet flower spikes on a low, semi-trailing habit. Takes heat and periodic drought, when established. Perfect in containers or as an airy filler in borders. Plant en masse for stunning effect. Blooms from spring until first frost.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical PronunciationNEP-eh-tuh fah-SEN-ee-eye
Average Size at Maturity15-18" H x 15-18" W
Bloom TimeSpring to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Enjoys well-drained, semi-moist soil until established. Benefits from part shade in hot summer areas. Prune after first set of blooms finish to encourage new growth and flowers throughout the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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