Nepeta racemosa ‘Walker's Low’

catmint

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Outstanding Qualities

Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low' forms graceful mounds of gray-green foliage topped with lavender-blue flowers. These flowers appear in summer and are produced through autumn. This perennial is excellent for border edges.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 1 ft. 6 in. (0.46 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 2 ft. 6 in. (0.76 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 4 to 9

Flower Color: lavender

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun

Water Requirements: occasional watering during dry weather

Resistant to: deer

Colors & Combos

Great Color Contrasts: gold, orange, yellow

Great Color Partners: silver, blue, purple

Culture Notes
This lovely catmint grows best in full sun with well-drained or sandy soil. Provide occasional watering during dry weather. Do not crowd with other plants. Cut to the ground in fall once the foliage begins to fade.