Agonis flexuosa ‘Jervis Bay Afterdark’ Willow Peppermint


The very dark purple foliage makes this an outstanding contrast plant for landscaping work. Has proven to be slow growing but makes a great feature or screen plant. Can be susceptible to myrtle rust and root rot in wet and humid conditions. Likes a sunny position and well drained soil.

Scientific Name:Agonis flexuosa
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Willow Peppermint
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2.5 ~ 3 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Cream
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny
Planting Season:All year
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Topiary, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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