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‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint
Nepeta x faassenii Aromatic grey-green foliage with long arching stems topped by lavender-blue flowers provides an eye-catching show of color nearly all summer.
Creates a strong dependable low-growing hedge along any garden path. Flowers attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and human admiration. 2007 Perennial Plant of the Year; a sterile hybrid of N. racemosa x N. nepetella created by the Dutch nursery of JH Faassen. Cut back in midsummer to encourage steady blooms.
Likes hot and dry, but will grow in any well-drained soil. Plant 18–24" apart in full sun to part shade. Grows up to 36" wide, and 18-24" tall despite its name. Z3. (bare-root crowns)
723 ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants
When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.
Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.
Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers.
Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.
Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.
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About planting bare-root perennials.