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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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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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