The Seven Samurai of Weed Control

Researchers from Cornell University found these perennials to be super weed suppressors.


Walker's Low Catmint is one of the 7 Samurai of Weed Control 3. 'Walker's Low' Catmint
(Nepeta x faassenii)

  • Full sun to light shade
  • Upright habit
  • 18 to 24 inches tall; 18 inches wide
  • Hardy in Zones 3 through 9
  • Rapidly growing foliage produces dense cover by late spring
  • Light blue flowers from late June to mid-September

Photo: (cc) Andrea/Flickr