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Prostanthera lasianthos white

Genus Species: Prostanthera lasianthos white

Common / Product Name: Victorian Christmas Bush

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

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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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