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Nepeta ‘Limelight’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

A splendid look for a catmint: icy lime-green foliage sprinkled with blue flowers all summer long. Extremely low habit makes this plant a natural choice for borders or along garden paths. Very easy to grow if given sun and good drainage. Drought tolerant and deer-resistant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 6″ / 32″ / 8″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: NEPLIM Categories: ,
Common Name Catmint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Nepeta
species x faassenii
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
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Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 32" / 8"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color Green, Yellow
Soil Well drained, low organic soils best.
pH 6-7
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 125 - 175 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? This is the only chartreuse leaf form. It holds its foliage color all summer.
Landscape Value Mass planting, mixed beds, fence line, parking strip, sunny bank.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments Easy to grow in full sun with good drainage. Loved by bees.
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