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Pink Cat Catmint

Nepeta nervosa 'Pink Cat'

SKU
08174
Prolific pink flower spikes top compact mounds of dense, aromatic, dark green foliage that is resistant to rabbit and deer grazing. Perfect at the front of sunny beds and borders and in mixed container plantings. Heat and drought tolerant when established. An herbaceous perennial.
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4-9

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationNEP-eh-tuh ner-VO-suh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches only 6 in. tall, 12 in. wide; blooms reach 10 to 12 in. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Provide average, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Hard prune and feed in early spring. Remove spent flowers to encourage prolific repeat bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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