Native Mint Bush

Prostanthera Ovalifolia

Sunshine Coast Plant Varieties
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Native Mint Bush Description

Australian native large shrub with soft green menthol-scented foliage and masses of purple-lilac flowers during spring.

Pretty in full flower as a feature, hedge, or in a mixed border, especially for cottage gardens and native wildflower gardens.

Native Mint Bush Maintenance

Mulch and water well until established.

Prune yearly by about one third after flowering to encourage new growth and a dense pleasing shape.

Native Mint Bush Alternative Names

Purple mintbush.