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Prostanthera lasianthos white     Common / Product Name: Victorian Christmas Bush

Genus Species: Prostanthera lasianthos white    

Common / Product Name: Victorian Christmas Bush

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 2 – 8m x 2 – 3m

Pruning:   Remove spent flowers annually

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Summer

Flower Colour:   White

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C to -7°C for short periods. Grows best as understory to shelter from frost.

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

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

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

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