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Prostanthera rotundifolia 'Edgintonii'


Prostanthera rotundifolia 'Edgintonii'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A narrow bushy shrub with dark green foliage. The aromatic foliage has a strong, sweet minty scent. A spectacular mass of deep purple flowers smoother the bush in spring. Great food for bees. Best planted in well drained soil, tolerates dry once established. Grows in sun or semi-shade. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape. An attractive shrub.

 
Genus
Prostanthera
Species   rotundifolia
Cultivar   'Edgintonii'

Common name
Australian mint bush

Family name
Labiatae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types / Needs well drained soil

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Tolerates coastal sites / Tolerates some frost


Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 3.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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