(Nepeta x faassenii ‘Walker’s Blue’)
This plant is one of the best edging plants available. It is tough, attractive and long flowering.
The blue-mauve flowers appear in late spring and into summer and after pruning again in the autumn.
POSITION & USES
Plant in a sunny or lightly shaded position. It is an ideal edge to a bed or long path which looks fantastic. It can also be used in block planting in perennial beds.
Plant in well cultivated and drained soil and cut back to the clump after each flowering.
Regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||5-7|
|Habit||A soft stemmed perennial plant with greenish grey leaves, it forms a clump which over time can be divided to produce new plants.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Moderate Frost|