Peppermint Willow
(Agonis flexuosa)

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Agonis flexuosa

Ti-tree like bushy tree from Western Australia, with pendant branches and lance-shaped, bright green leaves with are 5-15cm long. Clusters of 2 or 3 white flowers are borne in summer. The plant is roughly 6-12m tall and 5-10m wide. Agonis' are grown mainly for the small fragrant flowers. A.flexuosa can tolerate frost conditions (around 0'C) for short periods of time. Fragrant oils in the leaves. Cultivars like 'nana' are more popular in gardens.

Type
Native
Maintenance
Low
Water use
Moderate
Lifecycle
Annual
Container
Zero
Size
Medium Trees & shrubs 3 - 7 metres
Root size
4 metres
Foliage
Deciduous
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist temperate with hot summers
Shade levels
Full sun
Colours
Green, White