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Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Scented flowers



Skill level


photo by Neil Holmes, copyright GAP Photos (24263)

Plant details

Catmints add a lovely, soft, floppy, gentle touch to cottage gardens, and this hazy, mauve-flowering form has characteristically nettle-like, grey-green foliage. It looks best in long drifts, for example, edging a bed of roses, or encircling a fountain. Light, well-drained soil is the key to success. After the first burst of flowers, shear over the growth to get a second crop of leaves and flowers. Other catmints are available in pale and darker blues.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Nepeta

Species: grandiflora

Cultivar: Dawn to Dusk

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Silver

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to take cuttings: June to June

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