Genus Species: Westringia fruticosa
Common / Product Name: Jervis Gem
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
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
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.