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PROSTANTHERA phylicifolia

Commonly known as Spiked mint bush

Purple flowers and rosemary-like leaves. Frost hardy. Height to 2 metres
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Available late spring to early summer 2020 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
£13.50 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2020
  • Evergreen - narrow, blunt, dark green, rosemary-like leaves
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height - 1.2m-2m (4-6½ft)
  • Spread - 60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - robust, erect shrub
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - under glass - red spider mites, whiteflies
  • Place of origin - Australia
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - broadly bell-shaped, 5-lobed flowers
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
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Prostanthera - Growing Guide
1.2m-2m (4-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  60-90cm (24-36in)
 

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