Agonis flexuosa ‘Swan River Babe’ – Willow Myrtle

Swan River Babe is a dwarf form of the popular and easy care Agonis. It is rounded in shape, and grows to around a metre and a half high. Can be pruned to shape and size, or left to grow naturally into a low hedge or screen. It has reddish stems, and white flowers in spring. Likes a sunny position to lightly shaded, performs well in most soil types, and adapts to most climate types across Australia. Tolerates frost and coastal sites.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Swan River Babe
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.8
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Agonis flexuosa
Common Name : Willow Myrtle
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Other insects