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Coastal Rosemary

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Kevin Sparrow
Westringia fruiticosa

A fast growing small shrub with dense grey green rosemary like leaves that are velvety white underneath, which produces masses of small white to mauve flowers and grows up to two metres tall. It prefers well drained soils in a full sun posiiton, will tolerate dry periods once established and coastal conditions. It is useful for edge planting, on embankments, as a low hedge and can also be grown in containers. 

Type: 
Shrub
Height: 
1 - 2m
Maintenance: 
Low
Flowering Time: 
Spring
Light: 
Sun
Part Shade
Water Requirement: 
Low
Tolerates: 
Heavy and Clay soil
Sandy Soil
Full Coastal Exposure
Some Coastal Exposure
Dry conditions
Biodiversity Benefits: 
Nectar and Pollen
Butterfly Attracting
Birds
Plant Origin: 
Native
Natural Occurence: 
NSW

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