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Nepeta Racemosa 'Walkers Low' - Catnip, Nepeta

Nepeta Racemosa 'Walkers Low' - Catnip, Nepeta

Type Herbaceous, Ground cover, Culinary, Container-friendly, Deciduous
Size Low Border (up to 50cm height)
Form Spreading arching
Colours Grey Foliage, Dark blue Flowers (Summer early)
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast growing

Nepeta is a useful spreading herbaceous plant is ideally suited to the front of the border or at the edge of a path. It is well suited to planting among herbs and mixes well with herbaceous planting. Its scented foliage is much loved by cats and its blossom will attract bees.

Cultivation tips: Catmint will not tolerate wet cold soils, so plant in any well drained garden soil in a sunny dry spot. Trim back after flowering and cut back hard to the ground in the autumn.
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