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A picture of a Prostanthera ovalifolia

Prostanthera ovalifolia

Prostanthera ovalifolia

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4.2m

Max

3m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Prostanthera ovalifolia Overview

This is a short-lived mint bush which bears large sprays of rich purple flowers in the spring. It will form a large shrub or small tree which is about 1.8m tall, it is either upright, dense or spreading. The leaves are small and oval they have a dark green above and greyish green underneath.

How to propagate Prostanthera ovalifolia

Cuttings

Propagation is by seed or from cuttings which should be taken in the summer.

Seed

Other uses of Prostanthera ovalifolia

Grown for their flowers and mint-scented foliage.