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Walker's Low Catmint

Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Pronunciation: NEP-eh-tuh fah-SEN-ee-eye
SKU #06228
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Gray-green
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
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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