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Nepeta ‘Limelight’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


A splendid look for a catmint: icy lime-green foliage sprinkled with blue flowers all summer long. Extremely low habit makes this plant a natural choice for borders or along garden paths. Very easy to grow if given sun and good drainage. Drought tolerant and deer-resistant.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 6″ / 32″ / 8″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: NEPLIM Categories: ,
Common Name Catmint
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Nepeta
species x faassenii
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, Yellow
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? This is the only chartreuse leaf form. It holds its foliage color all summer.
Landscape Value Mass planting, mixed beds, fence line, parking strip, sunny bank.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 6" / 32" / 8"
Soil (Garden) Well drained, low organic soils best.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage, Pollinator Attractor
Comments Easy to grow in full sun with good drainage. Loved by bees.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 1.0
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 125 – 175 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 3 – 5 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 5 – 7 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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