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Nepeta ‘Limelight’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

 

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

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Common Name

Catmint

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

[Nepeta](/product-category/genus/perennial/nepeta/)

species

x faassenii

Plant Type

[Perennial](/product-category/genus/perennial/)

US Patent #

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

[June](/product-category/bloom-time/june/), [July](/product-category/bloom-time/july/), [August](/product-category/bloom-time/august/), [September](/product-category/bloom-time/september/), [October](/product-category/bloom-time/october/)

Flower Color

[Blue](/product-category/flower-color/blue/)

Foliage Color

[Green](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-green/), [Yellow](/product-category/leaf-color/leaf-color-yellow/)

Dormancy

Winter

Exposure

[Full Sun](/product-category/exposure/full-sun/)

Growth Habit

[Spreading / Trailing](/product-category/growth-habit/spreading-trailing/)

Growth Rate

[Fast](/product-category/growth-rate/growth-rate-fast/)

Hardiness Zone

[5](/product-category/hardiness-zone/5/), [6](/product-category/hardiness-zone/6/), [7](/product-category/hardiness-zone/7/), [8](/product-category/hardiness-zone/8/), [9](/product-category/hardiness-zone/9/)

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.

Most Active Growing Season

[Spring](/product-category/most-active-growing-season/most-active-growing-season-spring/)

Persistence

Deciduous

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

6" / 32" / 8"

Soil (Garden)

Well drained, low organic soils best.

Water (Garden)

Average

Special Uses

[Deep South](/product-category/special-uses/deep-south/), [Hummingbird Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/hummingbird-attractor/), [Low Water Usage](/product-category/special-uses/low-water-usage/), [Pollinator Attractor](/product-category/special-uses/pollinator-attractor/)

Comments

Easy to grow in full sun with good drainage. Loved by bees.

Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 1.0
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 125 – 175 ppm
Notes
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 5 – 7 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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