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Prostanthera poorinda 'Ballerina'

prostanthera 'Ballerina'

A hybrid species with Prostanthera lasianthos as one of its parents. An upright shrub growing to 1.5m in height and width. Narrow, deep green aromatic leaves to 5cm and white flowers with yellow throats occuring in spring and summer.
originHybrid species.
cultural notesA fast growing and hardy plant that prefers a moist well drained position in part shade.
maintenanceShould be pruned after flowering to maintain shape and encourage new growth.
toleratesFrost tolerant, moderately drought tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourProfuse yellow-throated white flowers.
foliage colourThe leaves are dark green, narrow and elliptical in shape. In cold climates they will develop a purple tinge in winter. Highly aromatic when crushed.
widthup to 1.5m
heightup to 1.5m
plant spacing80cm apart
recommended usesAn attractive shrub, particularly when in flower. One of the hardier Prostanthera species. Good along paths where aroma is released when brushed against.

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