Prostanthera 'Poorinda Ballerina' - native mint bush
DESCRIPTION: Bushy Australian native shrub with green foliage and masses of white flowers in spring-summer. Foliage may turn purple-green in cold weather. USE IN: Feature shrub, informal low hedge, in a mixed border. Suits cottage and wildlife gardens. LOCATION: Prefers some shade from full sun in summer. Plant in free draining soil, moist and rich in organic matter; this one doesn't like drying out. Will tolerate a light frost once established. CARE: Mulch and water well until established, and give extra water in times of low rainfall. Fast-growing - prune yearly by about one third after flowering to encourage new growth and a maintain the shape. Feed with a controlled release native fertiliser once a year after flowering. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1-2M x 1.5M. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.