After Dark Peppermint Willow

Agonis flexuosa 'After Dark'

SKU
03429
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationAG-on-iss fleks-yoo-OH-suh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Windbreak, Accent, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsHibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Jatropha (Jatropha)

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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