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Willow myrtle

Agonis spp.

Also known as

Myrtle

Agonis flexuosa by Eric in SF (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Agonis flexuosa
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Willow myrtle Overview

Genus including 5 species of evergreen trees and shrubs endemic to Western Australia. They are typically grown for their attractive foliage, flowers and overall elegant appearance. This genus is characterised by its powerful peppermint smell when the foliage is handled. Species in this genus also tend to have fibrous, brown bark and small white flowers.

Common problems with Willow myrtle

How to propagate Willow myrtle

Seed

Propagate by seed in the spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Willow myrtle

Grown for their foliage, flowers and graceful appearance.