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Westringia fruticosa     Common / Product Name: Jervis Gem

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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