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Mentha australis     Common / Product Name: Native Mint or River Mint

Genus Species: Mentha australis    

Common / Product Name: Native Mint or River Mint

Habit:   SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 0.3 – 0.4m x 0.3 – 1m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Wetlands

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Low

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Herbaceous perennial

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   White to Lilac

Irrigation:   Wetland species grows along waterways.

Lower Temperatures:   Plant in protected areas from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: No fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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