Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low' Catmint



Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low' is a compact plant with gray-green, fragrant foliage and spikes of soft lavender-blue flowers. Named for its original location, rather than its size, Nepeta 'Walker's Low' is a substantial perennial that will make a statement in the landscape when it is in bloom. It may be cut back to promote heavy re-blooming. 'Walker's Low' is a favorite of landscapers and homeowners alike. It makes a nice substitute for Lavender and is a good plant for pollinators.

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low' prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. 'Walker's Low' is drought tolerant once established and will tolerate coastal conditions. Catmint is usually deer and rabbit resistant, but your cat may find it simply irresistible.


  • Common Names: Catmint
  • Zones: 4-8
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers average to moist soil, needs good drainage
  • Height at Maturity: 24-36
  • Width at Maturity: 24-36
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer to late summer

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

After the blooms are mostly spent, Nepeta can be sheared or trimmed back by about 1/3 to refresh the foliage and encourage reblooming.

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