WESTRINGIA rosmariniformis

Commonly known as Australian rosemary

Whorls of narrow rosemary-like leaves and delicate white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Linear to narrowly lance-shaped leaves 1.5-2.5cm (½-1in) long, mid- to deep-green above, white-felted beneath.
  • White
    To very pale blue.
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Erect, rounded, bushy shrub, becoming open with age. Produces solitary, tubular flowers 1.5cm (½in) across with darker freckling in the throats, in axillary cymes.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate
    Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
  • Full sun
    Outdoors

WESTRINGIA rosmariniformis

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. W. fruticosa
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
    Loam based compost with added leaf mould and sharp sand. Full light.
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Outdoors
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Westringia rosmariniformis - Care Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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