Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

Walker's Low Catmint

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

Drought tolerant purple blooms that repeat if sheared after each successive wave of flowers on a mounding perennial with fragrant gray foliage.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Fragrant, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray

Flower Color: Blue, Purple / Violet
Bloom Season: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Spring, Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Medicinal / Therapeutic, Pest / Disease Resistance, Pollution Tolerant, Reflected Heat, Tough / Fool-Proof
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Three Seasons of Interest
Collections: Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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