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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
round-leaved mint bush Australian mint bush
Prostanthera are bushy evergreen shrubs with small, dark green, highly aromatic leaves and terminal panicles or racemes of cup-shaped white blue or purple flowers in late spring or early summer
P. rotundifolia is a bushy evergreen shrub to 2m, with small, ovate, strongly mint-scented leaves and profusely-borne 2-lipped, purple flowers 12mm across
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a loam-based compost in full light. Grow outdoors only in a frost-free environment with moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Prune after flowering; hard pruning may be detrimental
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests May be attacked by glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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