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Agonis flexuosa "Midnight Shadow' is a compact, evergreen large shrub to small tree with eye catching dark purple foliage, with red tones. It is fast growing, and has weeping foliage. It is cold and drought tolerant, and likes a sunny position. It makes a great contrast foliage colour in the garden, and is an easy care plant, being of naturally tidy habit. This plant also grows well in a large container, and stands out when planted against walls and fences.
It is in the myrtaceae family, which means it can be subject to the new myrtle rust disease.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring
The foliage has a peppermint smell
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: not specified
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: not specified
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good low phosphorus native fertiliser.