Nepeta subsessilis 'Prelude Blue'


Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Huge blue flowers
  • Minty fragrance
  • Blooms late spring-summer
  • Bee Magnet!
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow perennial.  Prefer full sun and well drained soil. To extend blooming, may cut back by half to promote additional blooming.

Height: 28-36 in
Spacing: 36-48 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 5-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Ground Cover
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Fragrant
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Gray

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Nepeta subsessilis 'Prelude Blue' looks great with: