Nepeta 'Kit Kat'

Catmint

Nepeta ÔKit KatÕ

Photo Credit: Susan Martin


Nepeta 'Kit Kat'

Catmint

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.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 8
  • Height: 12-18"
  • Spread: 12-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades, Purple Shades
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 8
  • Height: 12-18"
  • Spread: 12-24"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Summer, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades, Purple Shades
  • Fragrant: Yes
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Spring, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average, Low
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes