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Commonly known as Australian mint bush


Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and trees
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - in 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 & Diseases - red spider mite and whitefly in greenhouse
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - in greenhouse - loam based potting compost full light
Prostanthera - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of PROSTANTHERA



Commonly known as: Alpine mint bush.
Minute leaves and large racemes of white flowers. The hardiest of all Prostantheras and a suitable rock plant
£13.50 each


PROSTANTHERA lasianthos  >

Commonly known as: Victoria Christmas bush.
White flowers with a purple tint and large lanceolate leaves
£13.50 each

PROSTANTHERA ovalifolia 'Variegata'

PROSTANTHERA ovalifolia 'Variegata'  >

Commonly known as: Purple mint bush.
Bushy shrub with grey-green variegated leaves and cup-shaped purple flowers in terminal racemes
£13.50 each

PROSTANTHERA phylicifolia

PROSTANTHERA phylicifolia  >

Commonly known as: Spiked mint bush.
Purple flowers and rosemary-like leaves. Frost hardy. Height to 2 metres
£13.50 each
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Available autumn 2020 -



Commonly known as: Blotchy Mint Bush, Monkey Mint Bush.
Highly unusual protruding flowers which are violet tinted bluish-green. Native to S.E. Australia, so only for the patio over summer or the cool greenhouse. It will certainly however surprise your visitors!
£13.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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