After Dark Peppermint Willow
Agonis flexuosa 'After Dark'
|Description||An excellent small tree for use in containers, informal hedges, or as a landscape accent. The striking semi-sweeping habit with dark burgundy foliage is adorned by white, burgundy-centered flowers in spring and summer. Tolerates windy and seaside conditions, and some drought in coastal regions when established. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring and summer|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Windbreak, Accent|
|Companion Plants||Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Jatropha (Jatropha)|
|Care||Provide average, very well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Avoid fertilizers containing phosphorus. Prune occasionally to encourage dense growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.