Nepeta faasenii 'Walker's Low'
- Our largest-growing variety of catmint
- Loose, informal look good for cottage gardens or large flower borders
- Attracts & feeds butterflies & other important pollinators
Beautiful lavender-blue flowers cover the plant throughout the summer. Grey-green leaves have an appealing aroma and the flowers attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. It is deer and rabbit resistant, as well as, drought tolerant once established in the landscape. An attractive plant that provides excellent color throughout the summer. 2007 Perennial Plant of the Year.
Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Flower Beds, Ground Cover, Herb Gardens, Landscaping, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Cut Flower, Fragrant Foliage & Flowers, Sterile
Growth Habit: Mounding
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. Provide some light shade in afternoon if grown in the South. May be trimmed back before blooming to promote a more compact size. Shear after flowering to induce re-bloom. Divide in early summer, if necessary.
Broken stems release a fragrance that tend to attract cats. Leaf scent will deter deer and rabbits.