Walker's Low Catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low')
Nepeta rass-ih-MOE-sah 'Walker's Low'

Deciduous Perennial in the Lamiaceae Family
Buy Walker's Low Catmint
Size Notes Price Availability
#1 gallon Field $8.48 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7
#1 gallon Field

Budding Nice

$8.80 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7
38 Flat Field $83.64 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7
Tray of 10 4" pots Field

Full Foliage

$65.85 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7


Nepeta racemosa, commonly called catmint, is Native to the Caucusus and northern Iran. It is a low-growing perennial that typically forms a spreading clump of decumbent, ascending and upright stems to 12” tall and 18” wide. Features gray-green, hairy, ovate leaves (to 1” long) with crenate margins, prominent veining and heart-shaped bases. Leaves are highly aromatic when crushed or bruised. Pale lilac to deep violet two-lipped flowers (1/ 2” long) clustered in loose raceme-like verticillasters (false whorls) bloom in spring. 



Plant Data

Mature Size 24 - 30 inches tall. 30 - 36 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Partial Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Medium
Zones 4a - 8b (Usually hardy to -30° F)
Tags Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Container, Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Extended Bloom Time, Filler, Formal Garden, Fragrant Flowers, Fragrant Foliage, Full Sun, Good for Borders, Good for Butterfly Garden, Good for Cottage Garden, Good for Cut Flowers, Good for Mass Planting, Good for Rock Garden, Groundcover, Low Maintenance, Medium, Most Popular, Mounded, Naturalizing, Normal Soil, Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Perennial, Prairie Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Reblooms, Showy Flowers, Tolerant of Moist Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Bloom Period April to September
Flower Color Lavender Blue
Foliage Color



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