Genus Species: Mentha australis
Common / Product Name: Native Mint or River Mint
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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.