Nepeta '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 plant 510999-1 £5.50 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 510999-3 £14.95 Delivery late February
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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
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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Delivery

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Nepeta '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