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Westringia fruticosa

Genus Species: Westringia fruticosa

Common / Product Name: Jervis Gem

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)

Available Sizes
14cm

Height x Width: 1 – 1.2m x 1.00 – 1.50m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Most of the year

Flower Colour: Pale lilac

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.

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