Alpine Mint Bush

Prostanthera cuneata - botanical name

Prostanthera cuneata

C. Totterdell © Australian National Botanic Gardens

Evergreen compact rounded shrub (1m x 1.5m) from NSW; ACT; Vic & Tas. Aromatic dark green shiny wedge shaped leaves. Trumpet shaped white flowers with many purple; red or yellow blotches in the throat. Useful specimen or grouped; next to a pathway where its scent may be enjoyed. Prefers well drained sheltered moist conditions. Prostrate form available. Tip prune to maintain compact form. Frost tolerant.

  • Plant type
    Shrub
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Part shade
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (NSW; ACT; Vic & Tas)
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