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Nepeta nervosa 'Blue Moon' (Catmint 'Blue Moon')

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Ultimate height
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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Nepeta nervosa 'Blue Moon'

Other names: Catmint 'Blue Moon'

Genus: Nepeta

Variety or Cultivar: 'Blue Moon' _ 'Blue Moon' is an herbaceous perennial with grey-green leaves and spikes of tiny flowers in blue/pale blue bicolours throughout summer.

Nepeta nervosa 'Blue Moon' is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-blue, Blue in Summer

Foliage: Mid-green, Grey-green in Spring; Mid-green, Grey-green in Summer; Mid-green, Grey-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Foliage is aromatic when crushed

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Upright

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Specific pests: Leafhoppers , Slugs

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back flowering to maintain a compact shape and to encourage second flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Nepeta nervosa 'Blue Moon' (Catmint 'Blue Moon') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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