Catmint

Nepeta Little Trudy™

Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of Brian Core, Little Valley Wholesale Nursery
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Catmint (Nepeta Little Trudy™)
NEP-eh-tah
Genus:  Nepeta

This new compact catmint, with the cultivar name 'Psfike', only reaches 8 to 10 inches tall and 12 to 16 inches wide, the perfect size for containers, bed edges, or other small nooks and crannies. It features the same silvery foliage and summer lavender blooms that we know and love, and thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil in Zones 4 to 9.

Noteworthy Characteristics: 

Compact size; showy flowers.

Care: 

Provide full sun to part shade and well-drained soil.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Bees,
Attracts Butterflies,
Fragrant Foliage,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Purple
Foliage Color
Silver/Grey
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container
Style
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Herbs

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