Agonis flexuosa ‘Indigo’ – Willow Peppermint

The dark burgundy, near black foliage colour and handy size make this a great garden and landscaping plant. Unpruned it grows to around 5 metres tall, making it a good screen and hedge plant, it can also be pruned to the desired size and shape. Regular clipping will ensure a dense growth habit. An eye catching plant for contrasting foliage effects, it is also good for containers and topiary. Likes a well drained soil in a sunny or part shaded spot. Good for coastal plantings.

Scientific Name:Agonis flexuosa
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Willow Peppermint
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 5 metres
Width:1 ~ 3 metre
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Cut flower, Bonsai, Street tree, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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