Nepeta faassenii 'Junior Walker' Catmint



Nepeta faassenii 'Junior Walker' is compact variety with fragrant, blue-green foliage and lavender blue blooms. Like perennial favorite, Nepeta 'Walker's Low' it is non-seeding, but is only 1/3 its size. Nepeta 'Junior Walker' benefits if cut back hard after first blooming to promote heavy re-blooming. The fragrant foliage of this Catmint is attractive to some cats, but is usually a deterrent to deer and rabbits.

Nepeta faassenii 'Junior Walker' prefers moist, well-drained soil average soil. It is drought tolerant once established.


  • Common Names: Catmint
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers average to moist soil, needs good drainage
  • Height at Maturity: 12-15
  • Width at Maturity: 24-30
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early fall
  • Patent #: 23074

Special Features

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

Care and Growing Tips

There is no need to meticulously deadhead each stem; when the blooms are mostly spent, trim the plant back by about 1/3 into a spherical shape. This will tidy the foliage and encourage reblooming.

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Shipping Info


All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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