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Prostanthera ovalifolia compacta     Common / Product Name: Compact Mint Bush

Genus Species: Prostanthera ovalifolia compacta    

Common / Product Name: Compact Mint Bush

Habit:   MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1.5 – 2m x 1.00 – 1.50m

Pruning:   Prune annually

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance:   Low

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring

Flower Colour:   Purple

Irrigation:   Yes requires summer water

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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