Agonis flexuosa ‘Southern Cross’

Southern Cross Peppermint Tree
Southern Cross Peppermint Tree
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Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

20-40′ x 20-40′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Spring

Special Features

Drought Resistant, Coastal Conditions

Container Sizes

#5, #15, 24″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Weeping

Sunset Garden Zones

15-17, 20-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

10

One of the best small trees for Southern California gardens with winter temperatures about 27 degrees. Beautiful graceful weeping habit. Leaves smell like peppermint when crushed. A profuse showing of small white blooms in late spring. Tolerates various water conditions – can be a lawn tree or use in a xeriscape setting. Also can be used as a container item or train on an espalier. From Australia.

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