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Nepeta ‘Psfike (Little Trudy)™’
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Nepeta

Catmint

Sometime around May a certain fragrance tells us that itís time for sunny days and warm weather. Itís Nepeta! Catmint, as it is commonly called, is a free bloomer whose billowy mounds of lavender, pink or white flowers are as opulent as its aromatic foliage.

Supposedly, this herb renders timid people fierce, and the botanist Tournefort tells of a hangman who couldnít cut the mustard ďtil he chewed a little catmint root.Ē Make sure you have some Loosestrife around in case things get out of hand.

Cut back in July for an encore in the fall.

Nepeta ‘Psfike (Little Trudy)™’ full sun

A dogged constitution and compact good looks hallmark this new Plant Select offering. Flourishing in xeric conditions, a noteworthy close-to-the ground mound of well branched stems and dusty silver-green, serrated leaves gives way to deep lavender flower spires nearly all season long. Nestle fine-textured Little Trudy along a walkway, amid stairs, atop a wall or in the rock garden where she makes a composed companion for Oenothera ‘Silver Blade’. (PPAF)

Blooms May – September.

Size: 8"–10" high x 12"–16" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Nepeta ‘Psfike (Little Trudy)™’ (P-1529)
Each $7.75
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