Photo by Melody

Today's bloom is Round Leaf Mint Bush 'Ghost Cave' (Prostanthera rotundifolia)

Bloom of the Day for October 25th, 2010:

Round Leaf Mint Bush 'Ghost Cave'
(Prostanthera rotundifolia)

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Type of plant: Shrubs

Bloom color: Violet/Lavender

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 10b

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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plantladylin wrote:
Oh, I've never heard of this plant ... love the color of those blooms!

locakelly wrote:
I've never heard of it either - very cool plant! Nice photos in PF ecrane!!

ecrane3 wrote:
Thanks! This was one of my favs too--unfortunately the gophers munched it so I've got to find a new one! LOL

Kell wrote:
Hi Liz, I never see you around anymore! You always have such cool plants! I didn't know you had gophers. What a curse for a gardener!

ecrane3 wrote:
I'm still around--not as much as I used to be though, too many other things going on! I've got oodles of gophers here--I live behind the Iron Horse Trail and there's a big weedy field between my house and the trail and there are tons of gophers that live there. So every year I wind up with some of them finding their way into my garden. I've learned my lesson now and everything that goes in the

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