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Nepeta cataria Catmint

Nepeta cataria Catmint Catmint
£2.99 0820000129 Category: Seeds > Flower Seeds
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Nepeta cataria Catmint or Catnip is a plant that no cat should be deprived of! Their reaction to the aromatic silver grey foliage is fascinating. Flower spikes of violet spotted white.

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Botanical name Nepeta cataria
Common name Catmint
Drought resistance Y
Flower colour White, Purple
Flowering time Summer, Autumn
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Silver/Grey, Green
Fragrance Y
Habit Bushy
Plant type Flower Seeds
Season of interest Summer, Autumn
Time to maturity 2 - 5 years
Ultimate height 0.6m - 1m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Useful/additional information Sow spring to autumn in good free draining seed compost, just covering the seed with compost. Germination usually takes 7-21 days at 16-20C (60-70F). The seed can also be sown in spring where it is to flower in a well raked moist seed bed. When the seedlings are large enough to handle transplant into 8cm (3in) pots, grow cool and finally plant out 30cm (12in) apart into a sunny spot in free draining soil.Overwinter autumn sown plants in a well ventilated coldframe and plant out in spring.

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