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Agonis flexuosa 'Burgundy' (Willow Peppermint)

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Helpful articles

The Rose. Learn all about roses. How to grow and care for them, history, and more.

Top plants for hedges and screens. Hedges and screens in gardens create privacy or screen out an unwanted view. Learn about which plants are best for this.

Planning your garden. Learn how to design a garden using a step-by-step approach.

Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
. Tips for the gardener on how to cope with lots of rain.

Plant description

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Agonis 'Burgundy' is a hardy shrub, and the very dark purple foliage makes this an outstanding contrast plant in the garden for its leaves alone. A reasonably tough and vigorous plant that makes a great feature or screen plant. Plant in a sunny position. Fertilise in spring, and prune to encourage more dense growth.

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Pests

Scale

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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