Walker's Low Catmint

Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'

SKU
06228
Showy periwinkle blue flower spikes adorn the fragrant mounds of gray-green foliage. Excellent for cascading off walls or container edges and as groundcover that is somewhat drought resistant with time. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Herbaceous.
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4 - 9

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationNEP-eh-tuh fah-SEN-ee-eye
LoreNepeta cataria is the true catnip which drives house cats ecstatic. Walker's Low Catmint, while not quite as enticing, is also attractive to cats.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 2 to 2½ ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasPlant in rock gardens, borders, herb gardens or naturalized plantings. Also makes a good edging plant or small-scale ground cover.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Mounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Thrives in average, rocky, well-drained soil with good air circulation. Benefits from afternoon shade in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow!