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Commonly known as Australian mint bush
EvergreenShrubs and trees
Additional FeaturesGood to knowIn the mint family. Generally short-lived in garden situations but fast-growing and flower well, even when small. Can be propagated from half-hardened tip cuttings in summer.Pests & DiseasesRed spider mite and whitefly in greenhousePlace of originAustraliaResistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilIn greenhouse - loam based potting compost full light
Buy Varieties of PROSTANTHERA
minute leaves and large racemes of white flowers. The hardiest of all Prostantheras and a suitable rock plant
white flowers with a purple tint and large lanceolate leaves
bushy shrub with grey-green variegated leaves and cup-shaped purple flowers in terminal racemes
mint-scented leaves and purple flowers
largest growing form with lilac-purple flowers and aromatic leaves