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Mint Bush

Prostanthera rotundifolia

Also known as

Round-Leaved Mint Bush, Australian Mint Bush

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

1.5m

1.5m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Mint Bush Overview

This shrub produces lilac or mauve but sometimes whitish flowers, they are arranged in large open or more compact clusters, The leaves are dense dark green and very aromatic.

How to propagate Mint Bush

Seed

You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Other uses of Mint Bush

Grown for their flowers and mint-scented foliage.