Photo Courtesy of Darwin Perennials

Nepeta Blue Prelude ('Balneplud') (Japanese Catmint)

This perennial features upright stems bearing bright blue flowers on small rosy purple calyxes and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP31901