Nepeta racemosa Walker's Low

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$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

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Plant Code: NEWL

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2007 Perennial Plant Asswociation's Plant of the Year. Named for a garden, not its size, as it grows to 30". Lovely blue violet flowers accent the tangy aromatic grey green foliage. Its long season of bloom and carefree habit make Nepeta Walker's Low shine when placed with Coreopsis and Hemerocallis. Seeds are sterile.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30"
Spacing: Plant 3' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Nepeta General Information

Nepeta are smothered with blossoms in summer. Likes sun and dry conditions. Cats enjoy it as much as catnip.

Nepeta Plant Care

Prefers dryish, not especially fertile soil. Long blooming, but spent flowers can be sheared off to promote rebloom and/or improve appearance. Cut back by 2/3 in July to promote reblooming in August to end of summer. Cut back in early spring to 4-6". Can be divided every 3 - 4 years in spring. Seeds are sterile.