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Westringia fruticosa

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Westringia (west-RING-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fruticosa (froo-tih-KOH-suh) (Info)

Synonym:Westringia rosmariniformis

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive RitaDomoney On Jul 20, 2014, RitaDomoney wrote:

We also have this plant in South Africa. I have just bought it, so will comment on it later. Thank you!

Positive carolynkelsea On Apr 5, 2003, carolynkelsea wrote:

Very easy, drought tolerant in zone 9. Supposedly it grows to 4 feet tall but mine is 8 feet!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fremont, California
Pasadena, California
San Diego, California
Santee, California
Temecula, California
Venice, California
Alice, Texas
Galveston, Texas
Spring, Texas



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