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How to Grow Nepeta

Nepeta

Position – Full sun or part shade

Soil – Well-drained

Flowering Period – May to September

Hardiness –  Hardy

About Nepeta


Nepeta are annuals or perennial plants with intense scented leaves and graceful tubular flowers that can be implemented to form clumps, creating an exquisite bushy habit. Alternatively, they can be dispersed between companion plants and shrubs. They are often referred to as ‘Catmint’. Nepeta are best positioned in flower beds and borders or used as under planting for roses and shrubs within a cottage, informal or wildlife garden setting. You should expect to see Nepeta to grow to an approximate height of 1m (40”) and a spread of 60cm (24”).

How to plant Nepeta


Nepeta are best planted in well-drained soil of clay, chalk or loam within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. The best time to plant Nepeta is during the spring, ensuring you leave at least a foot of space between your plants as Nepeta do require plentiful room to spread and grow effectively. They are best positioned in an area of full sun but will also tolerate part shade.

How to care for Nepeta


Nepeta plants are relatively low maintenance and therefore there are no special requirements associated with their care. It is important to consistently water your plants thoroughly until they are well established. Deadhead any spent flowers on a regular basis as this will encourage further flowering and cut back hard during the spring to promote healthier and prosperous growth.

How to propagate Nepeta


It is possible to propagate Nepeta by division during spring or autumn. Alternatively, it is possible to propagate via softwood cuttings during early summer.

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