A densely growing low and spreading shrub. It gets covered in mauve flowers in late winter to late spring. Does well in a range of soil types as long as they are well drained soil. For sun or part shade. Moderately frost tolerant and can take dry spells well. The leaves are scented, with pleasant minty smell. If pruning is needed, do it after flowering.
|Common Name:||Mint Bush|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||0.8 ~ 1 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 2 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade, Half shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Fragrant oils, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.