Nepeta 'Cat's Pajamas' Catmint

$16.95
$16.95
Size

Description

Nepeta faassenii 'Cat's Pajamas' has deep blue blooms that cover the short plants from soil to tips. The remaining rosy purple calyxes continue the interest once flowers drop. Also known as Catmint, this floriferous perennial is nice for edging and containers, and is short enough to use as a ground cover. The fragrant green foliage of Nepeta 'Cat's Pajamas' deters rabbits and deer from nibbling, but it is appealing to some cats. This is a Proven Winner variety.

Nepeta 'Cat's Pajamas' prefers full sun and well-drained, average soil. It is drought tolerant once established.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Catmint
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 14"
  • Width at Maturity: 20"
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early fall
  • Patent #: 31127

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits. Drought.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

There is no need to meticulously deadhead each stem; when the blooms are mostly spent, trim the plant back by about 1/3 into a spherical shape. This will tidy the foliage and encourage reblooming.

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will be held until late August/early September when our fall shipping season begins. We stop shipping plants every summer due to the high temperatures. We appreciate your patience!

If you'd like to receive your order before our fall season, you can leave a note for us on the Cart page before you reach checkout. Please note that we will have to wait for a window of cooler temperatures to ship. We cannot promise any particular shipping date during the summer. 

 

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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.