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Prostanthera cuneata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prostanthera cuneata Alpine Mint Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Medium native evergreen shrub with oval-shaped green foliage and masses of small white flowers from Spring through to Autumn. This hardy Mint Bush has a mild minty aroma when crushed or brushed past. Ideal for hedging, containers and borders. Will attract native bees and beneficial insects into the garden. Grows to 1m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Any, Full Sun, Semi Shade, Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Embankment, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High
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