Bush Peppermint - Bushfood (Ceramic Pot Included 160mm)
The Bush Peppermint (Mentha Satureioides) is an Australian native mint related to exotic mint species. It can be used as a substitute for exotic mint in culinary dishes (such as salads, sauces or jelly) and can be added to drinks as a flavouring. It is native to Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. Blooming with pretty white flowers in summer, it will also attract bees and has a lovely mint fragrance.
Caring For Your Plant:
The Bush Mint is best grown in partly shaded areas however can also be placed in full sun. She will tolerate a light frost and has moderate watering needs.
Growing capacity 0.3m height x 0.5m width.
She can be repotted into a larger pot plant when needed or can be planted in the garden at anytime as well! Ensure no water is sitting in the bottom of her ceramic pot as this will rot the roots.
How She Will Arrive:
Our Bush Peppermint’s are planted in gardener’s pots and are delivered in a beautiful 160mm ceramic pot plant in your choice of colour!
They also include care instructions and a beautifully handwritten gift card seeded with Swan River Daisies! Even more natives to enjoy!
Why Buy Natives?
There are SO many reasons to surround yourself with native plants! Native plants are low maintenance, requiring less of our precious water than exotic species which also saves money! They provide essential food for our native wildlife – attracting native birds, butterflies, lizards, bees, frogs and insects to name a few! By buying native plants you are helping to preserve our native environment and plant species. Yay you!
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