Mundi™ Westringia

Westringia fruticosa 'WES05'

SKU
08116
A tough and beautiful ground cover shrub with masses of flowers. Needs no pruning to maintain a neat form but takes well to shearing. Ideal for tough spots where you need an attractive, low growing plant that requires minimal care. Highly drought tolerant when established.
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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 MaturityReaches 1-2 ft. tall, 4-6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeWinter to late spring; year-round in coastal climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
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 little pruning, but tolerates shearing to maintain size and shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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