Nepeta x faassenii 'Junior Walker'

A more compact, easier-to-contain variety than ‘Six Hills Giant’ but still a top ranking pollinator plant, stuffed with nectar. More
1 x 9cm pot 510999-1 £5.50

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A more compact, easier-to-contain variety than ‘Six Hills Giant’ but still a top ranking pollinator plant, stuffed with nectar.

Clouds of bluey-mauve flowers form on silvery, aromatic foliage, blooming throughout the summer.

Genus Nepeta
Group/Species x faassenii
Variety Junior Walker
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Catmint
Border Position Front
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out in spring, choose a spot in full sun or partial shade with well-drained soil. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting. Also works well in a container.
Care Tips Cut back lightly after flowering to promote a second flush of flowers. Cut back hard in autumn for vigorous new growth in spring. Divide large clumps in spring or autumn.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 15 seconds.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Nepeta x faassenii 'Junior Walker' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Christopher

So far looking good. I am pleased that it is a more compact Nepeta than many other varieties. Just what I wanted.

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Reviewed 21st November 2018 by Anne-Marie

Has grown well but not as fast as the fuschia

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Diane

Love this and so do the bees

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Carol

These plants are still flowering, but haven't grown very well, which I put down to the strange weather. I hope they will i.prove next year