|US Patent #||PP23180|
|EU Grant #||EU35861|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|How Different?||It has a clean mat habit with continuous bloom of purple blue spikes all summer long.|
|Landscape Value||Groundcover, edging, dry garden or rock garden.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||4" / 30" / 7"|
|Soil (Garden)||Well drained, low organic soils best.|
|Water (Garden)||Needs some summer watering. It will take drought once established.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor|
|Comments||Easy to grow in full sun with good drainage. It forms a clean mat that blooms all summer. Named by a reader in a contest that ran in Birds & Blooms Magazine in spring 2010.|
Nepeta ‘Purple Haze’
This wonderful hybrid catmint is a fabulous addition to any sunny garden. 'Purple Haze' forms a silver mat with purple-blue flower spikes that look like Buddleias. The plants have a clean habit and bloom all summer long. No maintenance because it rarely gets messy! Can be used in the front of borders and mixed beds, as a groundcover on banks, or in a rock garden. A very versatile plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 4″ / 30″ / 7″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||0.5 – 1.0|
|pH||6.1 – 7.5|
|Fertility Needs||125 – 175 ppm|
|Notes||Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Long Day|
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