Westringia Blue Gem™ is a vibrant deep blue flowering form of Westringia. Bloom Color: White Bloom Time: Spring, Summer, Fall Height: 2-3' Width: 2-3' Culture. Ozbreed cultivar. Westringia fruticosa GREY BOX™ 'WES04' PBR - coast rosemary. Good low hedge. Aussie Box is a trademark name for Westringia ‘WES02’ for which Ozbreed holds the PBR. Westringia fruticosa ‘Smokey’ 1g. Grey box is also used as a common name for several different eucalypt species, such as Eucalyptus microcarpa and also Eucalyptus punctata. It was awarded Plant of the Year in 2015 by the Nursery & Garden Industry of Australia. Trim any broken roots or branches and plant at the same level as in the container. Full sun – part shade. Saved from andreasensgreen.com.au. Plant of the Year 2015 at the Nursery & Garden Industry Australia awards. ... availability and season. Compact shrub with soft dense grey-green foliage and semi-double or light pink rosemary flowers most of the year. iNaturalist NZ View observations Donate Support NZPCN. Green foliage with soft mauve flowers. Grey Box™ Westringia fruticosa 'WES04' Native Shrubs & Ground Covers Range Plant Description: This is an extremely compact form of Westringia that provides great colour contrast with its grey foliage and white flowers.It is the perfect native compliment for Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia 'WES02' PBR, and is the ideal native alternative to English Box. It is useful for coastal plantings where it can tolerate wind and sea spray and because of its tolerance for wet soils it can actually be a component in a bioswale planting - it is the only Westringia cultivar known to tolerate this situation. Westringia fruticosa 'Grey box' Common name Australian rosemary Plant type Ground Covers, Shrubs. Adaptable to pruning. Trimming for use as a hedge can be done at any time of the year, just a little at a time will soon give a good, dense form. Native habitat and range Coast rosemary (Westringia fruticosa) is native to the coast of New South Wales in Australia where it can be seen hugging the cliffs and growing near the beaches. USDA zones: 9 - 10 Sunset zones: 8, 9, 14 - 24 Suitable for hedging, borders, containers or mass planting, Grey Box is an extremely compact form, great for coastal or inland. Other names. Tolerant to coastal planting. Feed annually in spring with a balanced fertiliser such as blood and bone at a handful per square metre in spring as new growth begins. Grey Box™ is highly drought tolerant. The nearly 1 inch wide flowers appear in small clusters along the stems near branch tips from late winter to summer and sporadically throughout the entire year. species: fruticosa. Family Name: Lamiaceae: Botanical Name: Westringia fruticosa 'WES04' Grey Box PBR: Size: 30 pruned, 45cm unpruned tall x 30 pruned, 45cm unpruned wide: Frost Tolerance: Frost: Growth Rate: Fast: Description: A native compacy shrub with grey-green foliage and white flowers from September to May. Details. So while Westringia are best suited to Mediterranean climates, Grey Box has continued to perform very well in subtropical climates, provided it is planted in a raised and free-draining soil and is watered infrequently (and best when irrigated via drip irrigation). Westringia fruticosa ‘Blue Heaven’ – Coastal Rosemary Westringia ‘Blue Heaven’ is a great low maintenance plant with soft blue-grey foliage that responds brilliantly to pruning. For more information on the species see our listing for. Show more photos. Rosemary-like leaves are linear and powdery gray-green. Apply an organic mulch annually to help suppress weeds and conserve moisture. It bears white to pale blue flowers in spring and summer. Native to Australia. Common varieties of westringia include Blue Gem (westringia hybrid), Naringa (westringia hybrid), Aussie Box (westringia hybrid), Grey Box (westringia fruticosa), Low Horizon (westringia fruticosa) and Mundi (westringia fruticosa). Origin: Coastal heathland of N.S.W Australia. Westringia Fruticosa Smokie (Common Name – Coastal Rosemary) 150mm Pot $14.95 Excellent compact Westringia growing 1-1.5m high and wide. This shrub makes a neat compact, rounded shape but can be trimmed with shears to form a formal hedge. Approximate growing height to 70cm, width to 80cm. May 19, 2015 - Detailed description of the Coastal rosemary, Westringia (Westringia fruticosa) 'Grey Box' cultivar/variety. Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade Hardiness: 20ºF Coastal Rosemary, Morning Light, McKains Puzzle. Westringia Westringia . 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