Genus Species: Westringia fruticosa
Common / Product Name: Wynyabbie Gem
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 1.5 – 2m x 1.50 – 2.00m
Pruning: Light Medium
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Mauve
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods. Medium frost tolerance, once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.