Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Nepeta Blue Prelude

New variety!
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Nepeta hybrid

Common Name: Japanese Cat Mint

Hardiness Zone: 5a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Scented Foliage, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies

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. 
  • Offers pest and disease resistance.
  • Features a long flowering season.
  • Attracts pollinators with its fragrant foliage.
  • Minty fragrance to leaves. 
  • Ideal for 2.5-qt. and 1-gal. pot sizes. 


Protection Information: EU PBRAF; PPAF

(Flowering Only License)