Agonis flexuosa ‘Mini Peppermint’ – Willow Peppermint

A dwarf version of Agonis flexuosa, ‘Mini Peppermint’ grows to just under a metre high and wide, with a great dense and compact growth habit. It has bright green foliage with bronze coloured new growth, and is a terrific low maintenance landscaping plant. It bears white flowers in summer. A perfect plant for seaside gardens, as it withstands winds and sandy soils. It is also suitable for most other soil types too. Likes a sunny to part shaded position.

Family:Myrtaceae
Scientific Name:Agonis flexuosa
Cultivar:Mini Peppermint
Common Name:Willow Peppermint
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.6 ~ 0.8 metres
Width:0.6 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Topiary, Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants.