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.
Spikes of dark purple flowers are held on upright stems during summer. A wonderful plant for pollinating insects.
This perennial has beautiful large, lilac blue flowers that appear above grey foliage. Do not be fooled by the name! This is named after a place in Yorkshire where 'Low' means a 'hill'.
'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.
This perennial has small lilac-blue flowers that appear just above a low mound of green foliage.
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.