'Coastal Rosemary' Westringia fruticosa (Common form)
Plant Description: Commonly found growing near the coast in eastern Australia. Tough shrub.
Height & Width: Approx. 1.5m high x 1.5m wide.
Foliage: Grey-green rosemary like leaves with velvety white underside.
Flowers: White to light mauve flowers in spring and summer.
Uses: Hedge (also for mass planting, garden edges and containers).
Positions & Tolerances: Full sun to semi shade, prefers sunny open positions. Tolerates coastal positions and salt laden winds.
Soil Type: Tolerates a wide range but prefers well drained soils.
Planting Density: Approx. 1-2 plants per linear metre
Where it thrives: Most areas of Australia.
Pruning: Fast growth habit, prune after flowering to maintain compact growth.
Establishment & Extra Care: Benefits from watering over summer.