Prostanthera incisa R.Br.

Cutleaved Mintbush

Open, aromatic, hairy shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves ovate, 1-3 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide, blunt; margin with large teeth. Flowers in terminal clusters, corolla about 8 mm long, mauve; spring. [P. incisa R. Br. var. pubescens Benth., P. sieberi Benth.]


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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Prostanthera incisa 'Rosea'

Flowers pink.

Introduced c.1980.

Prostanthera incisa 'Variegated'

Leaves variegated.

Introduced c. 1980.

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