This compact, rounded shrub produces conical clusters of small, star-shaped white flowers in mid-summer among bamboo-like leaves. In autumn, the leaves turn shades of fiery red and copper and the flowers are followed by shiny, round, scarlet fruits. With several seasons of interest, this dwarf form of heavenly bamboo is a hardworking plant for a sunny spot where border space is limited
NEPSIHI - Nepeta Six Hills Giant
Evergreen with very aromatic grey-green leaves. Whorls of scented lavender-blue flowers on abundant six inch (15cm) spikes. The flowers are attractive to bees and are freely produced from May to September. In full sun the plant produces a wonderful aroma when in full flower. Makes a most attractive informal edging plant for positions with well drained soil.
NEPWALO - Nepeta faassenii Walker's Low
Plants are mounded and bushy in habit, with small grey-green fragrant
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.