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Prostanthera scutellarioides

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prostanthera scutellarioides Coastal Mint Bush,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded

Description:
Compact, spreading, native evergreen shrub with linear green foliage and masses of small purple flowers in spring. This hardy Mint Bush has a mild minty aroma when crushed or brushed past. Ideal for hedging, containers, borders and as a cut flower. Will attract native bees and beneficial insects into the garden. Grows to 50cm tall.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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