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bird attracting
coastal gardens
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erosion control

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light - sandy soils
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Westringia 'Wynyabbie Gem'

westringia 'Wynyabbie Gem'

A hybrid between Westringia fruiticosa and Westringia eremicola. A hardy compact shrub with narrow grey-green to dark green leaves and small blue-mauve flowers arising from the leaf axils.
originHybrid species.
cultural notesAdapts 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 blue-mauve flowers arising from 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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