Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

catnip

2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Flower colour: deep violet to lilac-blue
  • Other features: aromatic foliage, attractive to bees
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Deep violet to lilac-blue summer flowers and aromatic mid-green leaves. This violet-lilac catmint makes excellent, long-flowering, groundcover for a sunny border. Clipped back after the first flush in June, it flowers through to early autumn. Useful as an informal, scented edge for paths as, when trodden on, the foliage releases a pleasant aroma.

  • Garden care: Lift and divide large clumps in spring, replanting divided specimens with lots of well-rotted organic matter. If powdery mildew becomes a problem prune out the affected areas and treat the remaining plant with fungicide.

Terracotta arc pot

Terracotta arc pot

These classic, unfussy designs work best in an English garden

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Erigeron karvinskianus

Mexican fleabane

Daisy like flowers turn from white to pink

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Achillea millefolium 'Cerise Queen'

yarrow ( syn Kirschkönigin )

Flat, magenta flowers on tall stems

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