Agonis flexuosa ‘Copper Wave’ – Willow Peppermint

A low, mounding small shrub, Copper Wave has beautiful copper red new growth on a hardy, very low maintenance plant. A good one for coastal planting as it withstands salt and winds. Grows to around half a metre tall and wide, and has a dense ground covering habit. Flowers in spring and summer with small white clusters of blooms. It is susceptible to myrtle rust in warm areas.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Copper Wave
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Agonis flexuosa
Common Name : Willow Peppermint
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects