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Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' (Catmint Six Hills Giant) Herb Plant

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Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant') Herb 1 litre Pot

Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' or Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'  is a hardy perennial which has square stems and pointed leaves. The leaves have a minty aroma, hence the name, and an abundance of small blue flowers are produced in spikes which grow to 3 inches long. It flowers from spring to September to a spread of 50 cm and a height of up to 25 cm. Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' prefers well drained soil, preferably in a sunny position, and dislikes wet winters. Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' is scented and attractive to bees, and will be an attractive addition to the herb garden.The Six Hills Giant variety is taller and more showy  than other blue catmints.

Herb Usage

Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' is most recognised for its effect on cats, and it has been documented the scent of bruised leaves of Catmint can cause cats to roll in it, paw it, lick it and/or heavily salivate. Some have even been known to exhibit aggressive behaviour in its presence. As a herb, the leaves of Catmint were used for medicinal purposes, but now it is seen as a decorative plant, used in pot pourri.

Buy Catmint Online

Our potted Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' herb plants are generally available to buy online between late spring and September. If cut back mid season a new flush of growth and flowers will result.

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun and free draining soil.
Flower Colour:
Blue / Purple
Height x Spread:
60cm x 60cm
Latin Name:
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H6

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