Nepeta 'Select Blue' (Select Blue Catmint) is a fantastic xeric perennial with dramatic lavender-blue flowers and handsome gray-green foliage. A recurrent bloomer, the first flush of flowers comes in late spring, and again later in summer. A long-lived, easily grown perennial, this is an excellent plant for beginners.

Common Name

Select Blue Catmint

Botanical Name

Nepeta faassenii Select Blue

Zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color

Blue

Mature Height

15" tall

Mature Spread

18" wide

Bloom Time

Late spring to late summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)

Advantages

Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Great For Mass Plantings, Adds Texture

Awards

Perennial Plant of the Year

Special Groups

High Country Gardens Introduction

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Hot Desert, Pacific Northwest, Suitable Above 7000 ft

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall

Select Blue Catmint

$7.98Price