types of nepeta

Asked June 24, 2019, 5:05 PM EDT

I am planting nepeta. What is the growth height for Purrsian Blue and Walkers Low. I want to plant the one that grows the highest.

Hennepin County Minnesota perennial nepeta

1 Response

Thank you for the question. Walker's Low catmint, or Nepeta racemosa, is the taller plant, growing 2-3 feet high. Purssian Blue, or Nepeta x faassenii 'Purrsian Blue', grows 1-1.5 feet high. Read about them here:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=t160
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=298756

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