Nepeta faassenii 'Kitten Around'


Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

  • Petite, compact variety
  • Nice round mounds of aromatic foliage
  • Rosy purple calyxes holding periwinkle blue flowers
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow

No care plant 

Tolerates dry conditions

Height: 12 in
Spacing: 20-22 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 3-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed
  • Long Blooming
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained