Nepeta - Cat's Pajamas

Nepeta – Cat’s Pajamas

Garden Height
12 - 14
Spacing
18 - 20
Spread
18 - 20
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Blue
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners
A long blooming perennial that’s perfect in small areas of the landscape. Indigo blue flowers are produced all the way from the soil to the tips, providing an intense splash of color when it’s in bloom. Rosy purple calyxes extend the color when the blooms are past peak.

Features
A long blooming perennial that’s perfect in small areas of the landscape. Indigo blue flowers are produced all the way from the soil to the tips, providing an intense splash of color when it’s in bloom. Rosy purple calyxes extend the color when the blooms are past peak.

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Continuous Re-Bloom

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant Flower

Fragrant Foliage

Heat Tolerant

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes
Prefers full sun and average, well-drained soil of low to average moisture. Plants respond well to shearing to promote rebloom.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Poor Soil

Soil PH Category Alkaline Soil, Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-5
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-6
7-9" Pot : 6-7
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch at planting time and as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.