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Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low' (Catmint 'Walkers Low') Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Catmint 'Walkers Low' (Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low') Herb 1 litre Pot

Catmint 'Walkers Low' or Nepeta 'Walkers Low'  is a hardy perennial which has square stems and pointed leaves. The leaves have a minty aroma, hence the name, and an abundance of small blue flowers are produced in spikes which grow to 3 inches long. It flowers from spring to September if  cut back mid season a new flush of growth and flowers will result. Catmint 'Walkers Low' is similar to Catmint  'Six Hills Giant' but it is a much more compact version it will grow to a height of 50 cm and a spread of up to 50cm given the correct conditions if the soil is rich it can get taller up to 90cm, but generally it should grow as a tight mound.    Catmint 'Walkers Low' prefers well drained soil, preferably in a sunny position, and dislikes wet winters. Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' is scented and attractive to bees, and will be an attractive addition to the herb garden.

Herb Usage

Catmint 'Walkers Low' is most recognised for its effect on cats, and it has been documented the scent of bruised leaves of Catmint can cause cats to roll in it, paw it, lick it and/or heavily salivate. Some have even been known to exhibit aggressive behaviour in its presence (our cat takes no notice of it whatsoever !). As a herb, the leaves of Catmint were used for medicinal purposes, but now it is seen as a decorative plant, can be used in pot pourri.

Buy Catmint 'Walkers Low' Online

Our potted Catmint 'Walkers Low' herb plants are generally available to buy online between late spring and September. 

Nepeta racemosa 'Walkers Low' (Catmint 'Walkers Low') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Nepeta 'Walkers Low'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - Very cold winter
Culinary Meat & Poultry
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal