Walker's Low Catmint
Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'
|Description||Sensational periwinkle blue flower spikes adorn the fragrant, compact mound of finely textured, gray-green foliage. Lovely when cascading off walls or container edges. Use to create a showy, waterwise, small-scale groundcover, or as a lovely rock garden accent. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||Plant in rock gardens, borders, herb gardens or naturalized plantings. Also makes a good edging plant or small-scale ground cover.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Salvia (Salvia)|
|Care||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.|
|Lore||Nepeta cataria is the true catnip which drives house cats ecstatic. Walker's Low Catmint, while not quite as enticing, is also attractive to cats.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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