Low Horizon™ Westringia

Westringia fruticosa 'WES06' PP #27,898

SKU
41055
The lowest growing Westringia, with a dense and ultra compact, trailing habit that is practically maintenance free. An excellent ground cover with a naturally neat, tidy form and finely textured, softly colored gray-green foliage. Ideal for mass plantings or as a border plant. Highly drought tolerant when established. Evergreen.
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9 - 11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationwest-RING-ee-uh froo-tih-KOH-suh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 10 to 12 in. tall, 24 to 27 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Spreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

Good to grow!