Plant Combinations: Nepeta - Catmints

 

A Lovely Contemporary Garden Idea

This lovely contemporary garden, rich in texture and interest, features a dining terrace with a cedar patio table cantilevered over an area richly planted with drifts of Verbena, Nepeta, Agastache and Lavandula. All of this delicately veiled by Deschampsia cespitosa.

A Fabulous Trio: Rose 'Lady of Shalott', Achillea & Nepeta

Growing roses by themselves would be an open invitation to the pests and diseases that favor roses. Roses are healthier when we provide them with companion plants which help repel destructive bugs and pests while encouraging beneficial insects.

A Striking Border Idea with Irises, Siberian Spurge & Catmint

This exquisite garden border would make your neighbors envious! Easy to replicate at home, this plant combination includes incredibly beautiful perennial plants, whose color, shape and texture contrast to create drama in the landscape.

A Colorful Summer Planting Idea with Achillea, Agastache, Eremurus & Nepeta

Long-lasting and low maintenance! Variety and contrast bring interest to any planting. This colorful plant combination is a perfect example of it

A Fabulous Duo: Rose 'Gertrude Jekyll' & Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

While the list of plants that look great when planted between and under roses is endless, Catmint (Nepeta) remains a favorite companion for roses.

A Glowing Summer Border Idea with Irises, Alliums, Catmint and Sage

How not to marvel at the sumptuous colors of this perennial combination which can be enjoyed for several weeks in late spring or early summer. Fairly easy to recreate, it includes relatively drought tolerant species such as gaily-colored Tall Bearded Irises, cool purples and blues of Sage, Catmint or Garden Phlox, all splashed with the graceful blossoms of White Flower Lace.

A Refreshing Summer Border Idea with Irises, Alliums, Catmint and Grasses

Most plants have won prestigious awards, are deer and rabbit resistant and make excellent fresh cut flowers that can be pleasantly enjoyed at home!

Add Romance to your Arbors and Pergolas with Fragrant Rambling Roses

Rambler Roses are a spectacular sight when in full bloom. In this beautiful garden scene, two lovely rambling roses have been combined. Blooming once in late spring or early summer, they may not repeat flower, but they make up for it with the massive quantities of blooms they produce in their main flush.

A Glowing Summer Border Idea with Dahlias, Helenium and Nepeta

How not to marvel at the color, beauty and arrangement of this summer border that can also be enjoyed in early fall

A Fabulous Perennial Planting Idea

A relatively low-growing combination of plants that makes the most of a poor soil! Most of these plants are drought tolerant, deer resistant, low maintenance, excellent as cut flowers and real magnets for butterflies and bees.

A Charming Border Idea with Allium, Nepeta & Grasses

Create stunning, easy care and long-lasting border combinations like this one. Inspired from prairie planting, this modern and natural planting combines the rich, cool purple flower spikes of Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta x faassenii) with the billowing blooms of Mexican Feather Grass (Stipa tenuissima), providing an attractive contrast and airiness to this border.

A Steep Hillside Is Turned Into A Lush Landscape

Using a fairly basic Mediterranean plant palette, this steep hillside has been turned into a lush landscape that is also easy to care for! When in full bloom, this hillside burst with colors.

A Colorful Front Walk

Add splashes of color and fragrance to your path!

A Majestic Walkway

This lovely serpentine bluestone path with plantings of different heights, textures and colors, creates a wonderful experience and feeling as we wander along it.

A Fantastic Long Blooming Hedge

Add splashes of color to your hedges to make them eye-catching!

Eye-Catching Retaining Walls

A super blend of perennials and ornamental grasses which softens and enhances these retaining walls.

A Traditional and Fragrant Summer Border Idea

Shrub Roses can be combined effectively with long-blooming perennials. This superb traditional border is a good example .