Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

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  • Common Name: Catmint
  • Plant Story:

    2007 Perennial Plant of the Year. Plants are mounded and bushy in habit, with small grey-green fragrant leaves. Masses of bright-blue flowers appear on short spikes in early summer, continuing on and off through the fall if the old flowers are regularly removed. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 4-8
  • Height: 2-2.5 ft
  • Spread: 2.5-3 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Rock gardens, perennial borders, herb gardens, or naturalized garden
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Bees
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Fragrant. Cut flowers of after flowering for continuous bloom. Can aggressively self-seed.


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