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Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

Walker's Low Catmint

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Description

Named not for its height, but for an English garden, the gray-green foliage of Walker's low catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low') makes a perfect backdrop for its bright blue flowers. This cultivar grows to 30 inches in height and up to 3 feet in diameter. Catmint tolerates bright, sunny, and dry conditions once the root system is established. The flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds, and house cats find the essential oils in the leaves and stems to be irresistible. Deer and rabbits prefer other less-minty plants.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Mounded
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June, July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Blue, Lavender
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Groundcover
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
3 - 8