Purrsian Blue Catmint

Nepeta 'Purrsian Blue' PP #24,788

An exquisite new catmint variety with long-lasting clusters of vibrant lavender-blue flowers and aromatic gray-green foliage. Compact growth habit makes it an excellent choice for sunny beds and borders. This blooming machine will attract bees and butterflies all summer and into fall. An herbaceous perennial.
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Low, once established


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Botanical PronunciationNEP-eh-tuh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing, dense foliage mound; reaches 14 to 18 in. tall and 18 to 30 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsLow, once established
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Bee Balm (Monarda); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Salvia (Salvia)

Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Water can be reduced after establishment. Prune spent flowers to prolong blooming. To keep tidy, cut back before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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