Six Hills Giant Catmint

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9598

The large and in charge Six Hills Giant Catmint (Nepeta faasenii 'Six Hills Giant') is a vigorous clump-forming upright perennial with very aromatic and light gray-green leaves! Six Hills Giant has large growing flower stems with spike-like lavender-blue florets that are often mistaken for Lavender.

Blooming throughout the entire summer, you'll encourage a rebloom with deadheading. Why wait for the flowers to fade? Snip several for tall and fragrant bouquet additions! You'll get plenty more throughout the growing season for your bees, butterflies, and curious hummingbirds!

Hardy throughout USDA planting zones 3 to 8, this large Catmint plant grows up to 3 feet in height and width! Rarely bothered by deer and rabbits due to the aromatic gray-green, fine-textured foliage, these Herbs are related to Catnip and can be made into medicinal tea and dried for cat toys and treats!

Planting and Application:

sunny landscapes, Rock Gardens, and xeric settings as easily as it handles pampered Cottage gardens and mixed Perennial borders! Plant in groupings in the middle of the border, or as backdrops along the back border.

Lovely and fine-textured companion plant among Roses, Ornamental Grass, and Hyssop plants, blending beautifully into Cut Flower Gardens, Herb gardens, and Pollinator Borders! Mix and match Six Hills with other Catmints, Russian Sage, and sun garden Perennial plants for a scented Sensory garden!

Plant in drifts on slopes, roadside hell strips, or en masse where nothing else wants to grow. Catmints are beautiful in masses and perfect border-sized plants along your drive or on the sunny balcony and patio!

  • Tall Upright Stems of Lavender Flowers
  • Soft Aromatic Gray-Green Fine-Textured Foliage
  • Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds!
  • Very Tall Upright Form Of Catmint
  • Back of the Border, Accents & Versatile Garden Specimen Plant

#ProPlantTips For Care

This giant Catmint is a hardy Perennial that does best in full sun, but can tolerate part shade/afternoon shade in hotter climates. It thrives in well-drained soil of low to average fertility, handling rocky and sandy soils very well! Provide regular moisture during their first year but once established, Catmints are drought-tolerant. However, protect your investment with supplemental moisture during extended periods of drought and heat.

It is best to trim spent blossoms after flowering to induce a second bloom. Cut this plant back to the ground in late winter or very early spring. Great for fire-wise landscaping and xeriscaping dry sites in airy texture!

  • Full Sun & Some Part Shade
  • Tolerates Almost Any Well-Drained Soil Type
  • Moderate to Low Moisture Needs
  • Deadhead For Rebloom & Prune Back Mounds Late Autumn/Early Spring
  • Pest, Disease, Deer & Rabbit-Resistant

Go big with the Six Hills Giant Catmint in your garden for maximum impact and tall lavender flowers! Order today before this unique ornamental herb sells out from NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Six Hills Giant Catmint Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Nepeta faasenii 'Six Hills Giant'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 24 - 36 inches
Mature Spread 36 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate to Low
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Lavender-Blue
Foliage Gray Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes