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PlantFiles: Variegated Oval Leaf Mint Bush
Prostanthera ovalifolia 'Variegata'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prostanthera (pros-TAN-ther-uh) (Info)
Species: ovalifolia (o-val-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mrs_colla On Mar 9, 2011, mrs_colla from Marin, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

The foliage of this shrub is delicious! You can smell it 12 feet away, it is very aromatic. The variegation is so nice and bright, I would have planted this even if it didn't bloom!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Knights Landing, California
Mill Valley, California
San Anselmo, California
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
Santa Cruz, California



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