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Agonis flexuosa Jervis Bay Afterdark ~ After Dark Peppermint Tree, Purple Peppermint Tree

Agonis flexuosa After Dark is a great small evergreen tree growing to 20 feet or so.They are a little more than half as wide as they are tall. The After Dark Peppermint Tree is moderately tolerant of soil variations but needs decent drainage. This purple foliaged Peppermint Tree can make a dense screen if trimmed regularly. The new foliage comes out maroon. The After Dark Peppermint tree has small fragrant flowers in the late Spring and early Summer. The white flowers contrast nicely with the dark foliage. Agonis flexuosa After Dark is drought tolerant once established but will do best with intermittent deep soakings. Agonis flexuosa After Dark will have foliage damaged in the mid 20°s and hardwood damage in the low 20°s F. If kept too dry Agonis flexuosa After Dark may abandon the interior branches and require quite a lot of trimming to get back to its best. There can be a lot of little branches and hard pruning often leaves dead branches. Agonis flexuosa is native to Australia.

Agonis flexuosa After Dark

Agonis flexuosa Jervis Bay After Dark the After Dark Peppermint Tree, or Purple Peppermint Tree. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.