Nepeta Purrsian Blue, also has faassenii tucked into its name (resembling a bad scrabble hand), but this superb plant is actually a variety of the humble Catmint. However, plant this obliging perennial in drifts along a walkway or underneath roses, and the effect of blue clouds is very far from humble.
Deer, rabbit and drought tolerant, N. Purrsian Blue will form lovely, rounded clumps of grey/green leaves, from which emerge a profusion of delicate blue flower spikes. A classic and easy-going plant for cottage or informal planting, the foliage is pleasingly aromatic if you brush past it on a footpath or in a container. Also important is the fact that it attracts local pollinators to your garden for months on end.
Pot size: 5L
Common Name: Catmint, Catnip
Hardiness: Hardy to – 10°C
Height and Spread: 50cm x 50cm
Preferred Soil Type: Well-drained
Aspect: Full sun
Flowering Period: June- September
Care: Trim lightly after flowering to maintain shape