Nepeta 'Blue Wonder' is a variety of Catmint. The foliage is grey-green, 1"-2" long, scalloped and fragrant. Nepeta 'Blue Wonder' is covered in sprays of 6" tall, dark blue-purple flower spikes beginning late Spring and into the Fall. Promote late Summer/Fall blooms by cutting back Mid-Summer when blooms begin to fade. Cut back old foliage late Winter. Nepeta 'Blue Wonder' prefers sunny locations with dry to average moisture conditions and will tolerate humidity. It will benefit from a little afternoon shade in the most Southern zones. Prefers full sun in the Northern zones. Mature height 12"-15", spread 18"
Thrives in average, rocky, well-drained soil with good air circulation. Benefits from afternoon shade in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.