Prostanthera lasianthos white
Genus Species: Prostanthera lasianthos white
Common / Product Name: Victorian Christmas Bush
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
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
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.