Prostanthera denticulata R.Br.

Rough Mintbush

Aromatic, spreading to prostrate shrubs to about 1m tall. Leaves narrowly ovate, to 1 cm long, 2-3 mm wide, tip blunt, margins entire and curled under, sparsely hairy. Flower clusters terminal. Flowers to 1 cm long, purplish or rarely white. Anthers without an appendage; spring to early summer.

Available in prostrate and white-flowering forms.

Prefers a damp soil.

Source: Lumley, P. (2002). Origanum. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Lamiales
family       Lamiaceae
genus        Prostanthera Labill.