Plant ID forum→Please help identify this plant

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MollyMay
Jun 3, 2021 7:53 AM CST
I have been searching for the identity of this plant and can't seem so get it right. I've had it for quite awhile and always thought it was bee balm, I'm pretty sure that's not correct!

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Calif_Sue
Jun 3, 2021 8:23 AM CST

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Looks like Catmint, Nepeta
This one is a possibility, it's pretty popular: Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low')
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sooby
Jun 3, 2021 10:33 AM CST
It does look very like Nepeta 'Walker's Low', which is blooming here now too.
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Hortaholic
Jun 4, 2021 2:04 AM CST
I agree with catmint. I have 'Walker's Low', 'Six Hills Giant' and numerous self sown plants which may have come from the seed-grown Nepetas I purchased. They vary quite a bit in form and flower color, some similar to WL. Unless @MollyMay knows she planted a 'Walker's Low' I wouldn't be inclined to assign it to that clonally propagated cultivar.

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Here's a self sown low-growing one cascading over my garden step wall. Growing from a crack between the blocks. But probably rooted behind the wall too.


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MollyMay
Jun 4, 2021 3:19 AM CST
I want to thank everyone for your help. I did plant this and I usually keep all the tags of plants in a tin box. There are a few plants I have gotten from neighbors or possibly end of season that were not marked.
It's a beautiful plant, and I'm glad I now know what it is!

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