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Westringia fruticosa 'Jervis Gem'

westringia fruticosa 'Jervis Gem'

A compact variety of Westringia fruticosa growing to 1m in height and width. A dense rounded shrub with narrow grey-green to dark green leaves and small white or purple flowers arising from the leaf axils.
 
originNSW, Qld.
cultural notesA very hardy plant often found in coastal conditions. Adapts to a wide range of climates and well drained soils. Prefers full sun.
maintenanceCan be pruned after flowering to maintain shape.
toleratesTolerant of frost, drought, salt spray and low nutrient soils.
flowering seasonYear round except in extreme heat or cold.
flower colourSmall white or purple flowers with dark purple spots in the throats, they occur in the leaf axils.
foliage colourNarrow grey-green to dark green leaves arranged in whorls of four around the stem.
widthup to 1m
heightup to 1m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesA very tough plant useful in many difficult situations. Often used as a native hedge.

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