Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
This is one of the old traditional varieties, it is still a very good plant for the larger garden or for mixed borders. It makes large clumps with tall flower spikes and is best planted where it can..
The grandiflora Nepetas have an erect and upright habit not requiring any staking. This form has pale pink flowers that contrast well with their dark flower stems.
This excellent variety would be an ideal substitute for a lavender hedge in soils where lavender does not thrive. It was a new introduction in 2013, launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
NEPETA kubanica has unusually large flowers for a catmint. From mid to late summer it produces tall and plump flowerspikes of deep purplish blue blooms
'Blue Dreams' has large blue tubular flowers with spotted markings held in clusters above the large dark green leaves.
This Nepeta has distinctive large, bronze tinged leaves which act as the perfect foil for the large pink flowers.
Nepeta x faassenii Crystal Cloud is an exciting, relatively new variety of catmint. Bred by Sonia Wright, a specialist nurserywoman from Wiltshire, Nepeta Crystal Cloud has very beautiful pale lilac..
In full bloom 'Kit Kat' is a stunning sight with densely packed intense lavender-blue flowers on petite upright spikes that flower all summer long over neat scented green foliage. Bees just love it.