Hinkley Frosted Mint

Poliomintha bustamante 'Hinkley'

Item 9336


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Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

A rare, very drought tolerant sub-shrub with a lax ground covering growth habit and aromatic gray-green foliage covered in showy, lavender-pink tubular flowers throughout the summer. Thrives in lean, well-drained soils. Highly adaptable to the arid inner mountain states. Semi-evergreen.

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Average Landscape Size
Fast growing; reaches 15 in. tall, spreading up to 36 in. wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Poliomintha bustamante 'Hinkley'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Easy Care
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: Purplish-pink
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Cottage

Performs best in well drained soil; adapts well to lean, poor soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; drought tolerant once established. Remove spent blooms to promote continuous flowering.

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