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Week 24 – June 12, 2024

Plant Information

Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™ Purple

  • Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™ Purple - Bloom
  • Nepeta subsessilis Prelude™ Purple - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Nepeta subsessilis

Common Name: Japanese Catmint

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -25°F (-31.7°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Scented Foliage, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Height: 28 - 36" (71 - 91cm)

Width: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This beautiful Nepeta will flower for months in the Spring and Summer. Attracts pollinators with its fragrant leaves.

Grower Information:

First-year-flowering, robust plant in the landscape with large flowers and medium controlled habit. 

  • Scales to 3 ft. in the second year. 
  • Features a long flowering season.
  • Minty fragrance attracts pollinators. 
  • Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes. 

Non-fading, dark purple blooms on an excellent mounding habit. 


Protection Information: EU PBR62753; PP33,997

(Flowering Only License)

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