Catmint in bloom

Catmint 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta faassenii


ZONE HARDINESS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SPACE REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
1" 50" 100"
SUN REQUIREMENTS
1 50 100

A popular perennial because it is easy to establish in well-drained soils. Fragrant leaves, drought tolerant, grows in a low mound. To continue bloom throughout the summer, shear the plant after blooming. Nepeta racemosa will self-seed, the cultivar, 'Walker's low' produces sterile seeds. Enjoyed by butterflies and is deer resistant.

This plant has a fire-resistance score of 4, meaning it should be planted 70 feet or greater from your home. Idaho Firewise: http://idahofirewise.org/

https://gardentronic.com/blog/idaho-firewise-protect-your-home-wildfires/

This plant is listed as beneficial to pollinators in the book, “100 Treasure Valley Pollinator Plants”. https://gardentronic.com/blog/one-hundred-treasure-valley-pollinator-plants/


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PLANT DETAILS


NAME
Catmint, Walker's Low
TYPE
Perennial
HEIGHT
24" - 32"
SPACING
12" - 18"

ZONE HARDINESS
3--8

SUN REQUIREMENTS
Part sun to full sun

ΒLOOM TIME
Early Summer
Summer to Fall
Late Spring