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Scientific Name: Nepeta x faassenii

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Nepeta x faassenii
Nepeta x faassenii
Nepeta x faassenii


  • Perennial
  • Perennial with gray-green leaves.
  • Purple-blue flowers throughout growing season
  • Drought tolerant. Sun or light shade.
  • Cut back in spring
  • Popular ornamental and ground cover - useful as a filler or edging
  • Ideal for hanging baskets
  • Plant around edges of pots - gives a soft appearance

Culinary Uses

  • No culinary use

Parts Used

  • Whole plant, leaves and flowers

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • No medicinal properties

Other Uses

  • Add to potpourri
  • Animals:
  • Some domestic cats eat the leaves - if they damage the plant too much - cover it to give it time to recover
  • Dry the leaves and put it in a sachet for them to use as a toy
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