Walker's Low Catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low')

Walker's Low Catmint
  • Bloom/Foliage: Blue
  • Height: 18-24"
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  • Zone: 4
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  • Description:

    Nepeta 'Walkers Low', also known as Nepeta racemosa or Catmint, has a low mounding gray-green foliage with deep lavender-blue flowers and is one of the most vividly colored in its family. Blooming from June to September, it has a plant height of 9-12" and a plant spread of 18-24". Cutting back 'Walkers Low' hard after its first bloom will extend its blooming time. 'Walkers Low' should be planted in full sun, but can tolerate afternoon shade. It is very drought tolerant but does need a well-drained area. 'Walkers Low' makes an excellent border plant, great in rock gardens, good for naturalizing and in an attractive addition to ornamental herb garden. It harmonized beautifully with Penstemon 'Pike's Peak Purple.' Not to mention, 'Walkers Low' attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees and is a perfect first gardeners perennial. Perennial Plant of the year for 2007.