Walker's Low Catmint blue flowers planted in the landscape

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Mature Height: 2-3' tall
  • Mature Width: 2-3' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 24-36" apart

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Walker's Low Catmint

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'

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Why the Walker's Low Catmint?

A flower powerhouse! If you want a bonanza of blooms on a plant that comes back faithfully year after year, look no further. Walker’s Low Catmint greets the sweet, mild days of late spring with a lavish display of lavender-blue blossoms, and the show lasts a long time. The soothing color calms down hot reds and oranges in the garden and mingles effortlessly with pastels. You can’t go wrong. It’s a bit of a misnomer, though—Walker’s Low is one of the taller Catmints! Place it in the middle of the border with groundhugging Spirits in front.

Catmint has a long history as an ornamental herb in gardens. Like many herbs, it was once believed to have magical powers, too—chewing on a Catmint root was said to give timid people courage! This selection wasn’t named for its stature, but for the garden in England where it was discovered—Walker’s Low. Consequently, many are surprised when this “low” Spirit grows to be 30 inches tall! Despite the confusing name, this is one extraordinarily good plant, and in 2007, the Perennial Plant Association named Walker’s Low Catmint as their pick for “Perennial Plant of the Year.”

How to use in the landscape?

Will Walker’s Low Catmint make my cat high? You’re thinking of Catnip, which is a closely related Spirit. Catnip drives most cats wild. Kitties are less interested in Catmint, though some may nibble on it and rub their faces against it as well.

Why Bower & Branch?

We do the hard part. Our trees and plants are grown and cared for by only the best, local growers for years before they find their forever home in your landscape. Bower & Branch is known for having hard-to-find, substantial sizes and selection. The quality of our trees and plants are consistent in health and vigor—always ready for immediate impact in your garden and instant curb appeal. We believe in empowering homeowners with the truth about strong, healthy and structurally sound plants that are grown to perform in the ground after they leave the nursery for home delivery, always fresh inventory from the grower

Growth Facts

    Hardiness Zone: 4-8

    Mature Height: 2-3' tall

    Mature Width: 2-3' wide

    Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade

    Spacing: 24-36" apart

How To Plant

Grow Walker’s Low Catmint in a full-sun location for best flowering. This Spirit may struggle in extreme heat and humidity, however, and benefits from early afternoon shade in the South. Soil should be well drained. Regular water will produce lush plants, though Walker’s Low doesn’t need a lot of water and is resistant to drought once established. After the first flush of blooms have faded, shear them off to encourage a repeat performance. At the end of the season, cut dead foliage back any time before new growth commences in early spring. Feed in spring with Bower & Branch Elements™ Fertilizer.

How To Water

Water as soon as they arrive! Catmint plants need to be watered regularly to maintain evenly moist soil for proper establishment in the landscape.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

How Does Shipping Work?

Size AA & AAA (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.

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