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Nepeta faassenii

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Nepeta faassenii

Nepfaa
Catmint, Faassens Catnip, Herb,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B12, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Nepeta faassenii Catmint, Faassens Catnip, Herb,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Spreading

Description:
Grey-green foliaged spreading, clumping perennial with masses of blue/purple tubular flowers on long spikes in the warmer months. Hardy perennial that tolerates dry times. A pretty addition to borders, rockeries and containers. Aromatic foliage. Grows 30cm tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Low maintenance perennial that prefers a sunny position. Dead-head flowers when spent, prune to tidy. Can be cut back hard if required.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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