Nepeta hybrid – ‘Cat’s Pajamas’

Garden Height
12 - 14
18 - 20
18 - 20
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Code
Light Level
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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.

  • Continuous Re-Bloom
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Fragrant Foliage
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Long Blooming

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resists: Rabbits

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: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 8b

Flower Form: Mass Planting

Soil Fertility: Poor Soil

Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

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

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.

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