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Prostanthera cuneata

alpine mint bush

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Prostanthera cuneata

alpine mint bush

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  • 2 litre pot
  • £16.99
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    An Australian native, this is a compact, aromatic, evergreen shrub with small, lustrous rounded leaves. From June to August, clusters of tubular, pure white flowers with distinctive purple and yellow markings appear. It is ideal for a sheltered, sunny, mixed or shrub border and looks particularly good among silver-leaved plants or strappy phormiums.

  • Garden care: After flowering lightly trim or prune any shoot that spoils the symmetry of the plant. After pruning apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3inch) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.

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