Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Rock Garden
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Catmint

Perennial Plant Association's Perennial Plant of the Year for 2007. A large catmint that produces fragrant, lavender-violet flowers over mounds of aromatic, cool silver foliage. Excellent when mass planted. Also good for edging and borders. Attracts butterflies.

Fragrant

Height:

18-24 Inches

Bloom Color:

Lavender-violet.

Nepeta (ne'-pe-ta)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Catnip

Fragrant, crinkled gray-green foliage and white to pale lavender flowers. Protect plants until established to prevent damage from wayward cats. Spreads by seed.

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