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NEPETA racemosa 'Walker's Low'

Commonly known as Catmint, Catnip

Deep violet to lilac-blue flowers. Excellent ground cover in a sunny border. Aromatic green leaves

  • Blue - violet to lilac blue
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - robust and neat-growing perennial with scalloped leaves 1-3cm (½-1¼in) long with heart-shaped bases. Produces whorled cymes of flowers 1-2cm (½-¾in) long
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - attractive to insects
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, possibly powdery mildew in hot summers
  • Place of origin - Caucasus, Turkey, northern Iran
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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30cm (12in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  45cm (18in)
 

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