Named for its early bloom time, you'll have this Nepeta in bloom in plenty of time for spring sales. Its dwarf habit is an added bonus, maintaining a neat appearance in containers and as edging along sunny pathways. Lavender blue flowers appear above the grey-green foliage, providing an early food source for pollinators.

This pint-sized catmint won't take over the garden like some varieties. It makes a pretty addition to herb gardens and is useful for lining pathways. Its compact, grey-green foliage forms a low, rounded mound topped with small but plentiful lavender blue flowers all summer.

6" tall spikes bearing bright blue flowers make this selection an excellent choice for cutting gardens and flower borders. When cut back after its first round of bloom, it reblooms reliably until frost. Grey-green foliage remains relatively short and won't grow out of bounds like some catmints.

This low maintenance, tidy selection forms a naturally compact, rounded mound of aromatic, green foliage topped with periwinkle blue flowers. Growers have been impressed with its vigor and uniformity in production. Picture perfect presentation in container means quick turns at retail. Breeder: Walters Gardens

This award winning, top-selling perennial is quoted often in landscape jobs as it is an excellent choice for mass plantings. Much larger than our other two selections, this variety forms a wide mass of gray-green, aromatic foliage topped with lavender purple flowers in late spring, reblooming reliably when cut back.