How to Plant and Care for Nepeta

A Guide to Caring for Perennials: Nepeta (Catmint)

PLANTING: Set plants 12 to 15 inches apart in full sun, preferably in well-drained soil of low fertility.

MAINTENANCE: Keep soil moderately moist, but not soggy, while plants establish themselves. Cut faded flowers to encourage second bloom. We recommend a winter mulch. Divide every 2 to 3 years to rejuvenate. Zones 3-9.

Where to plant:Light Requirements: Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Requirements: Moist, Well-drained

Soil Tolerance: Normal, Loamy

Spacing: Compact, Height 12-14 in, Width 18-20 in

Uses: Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Ornamental, Outdoor

Bloom Start to End: Late Spring - Late Summer

General Planting Instructions

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