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Agonis flexuosa 'Nana' (Willow Peppermint)

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Plant description

Agonis flexuosa Nana

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A dwarf shrub with dense foliage with reddish new growth and naturally compact growth habit . It has small white flowers in spring and summer. An outstanding hedge or low growing screen plant. A good plant for low maintenance gardens, as it is tough and adaptable. Grows in full sun to part shade, likes a well drained soil. Frost tolerant, though heavy frost will damage the foliage. Any damage can be trimmed off, which will encourage new growth. A good plant for coastal gardens, as it resists salt spray.

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 summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres

Maximum width: 2.5 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Pests

Scale

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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