General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 inches to 18 inches (20-30 cm)
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Green to gray-green heart shaped leaves appear opposite along the stems.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Faassen's Catmint
  • Ornamental Catmint
  • Catmint

Photo Gallery
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2017-06-12
 7:32 pm. Better colour at dusk.
Location: Saaremaa, Estonia
Date: 2022-06-21
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-05-15
 11:54 am. This plant has a delightful "see through" quality.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2017-05-14
Spring growth shows strong stems beautifully positioned for bloss
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-06-04
 8:03 pm. Muted blossoms blend well with the soft foliage.
Location: Central Ohio, zone 5/6
Date: November 2007
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 6:50 AM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.
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Mherren On September 22, 2018 Potted up
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