Walker's Low Catmint
Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||NEP-eh-tuh fah-SEN-ee-eye|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Plant in rock gardens, borders, herb gardens or naturalized plantings. Also makes a good edging plant or small-scale ground cover.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Salvia (Salvia)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9