• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 24 to 27 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Plant
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:west-RING-ee-uh froo-tih-KOH-suh
    Plant type:Groundcover, Shrub
    Growth habit:Compact, Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 24 to 27 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Gray-green
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleMediterranean, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsMat Rush (Lomandra); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe);
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in average, sandy or well-drained clay soils. Water regularly during first growing season to develop root system. Highly drought tolerant when established. Use a coarse mulch to conserve moisture. Fertilize in spring, avoiding high phosphorus formulas. Requires no pruning, but tolerates shearing to maintain size and shape.Pruning time: after flowering, only if needed to shape..
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.


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