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Westringia Smokey Native Garden Plants

10 plants Westringia Smokie Smokey fruticosa

This variety of westringia has the smoke colored foliage which is caused by very fine hairs on the leaves.

These hairs are a natural water saving ability that helps the plants survive in the extremes of summer

 

"Lamiaceae"

 

Westringia are hardy evergreen gloss leaved native shrubs that have foliage very similar in shape as rosemary.

 

They are long flowering, hardy, fast growing varieties that can also be hedged.

 

We usually also have 3-4 types other types of westringia available:

See pictures below

Westringia Fruticosa {white flowering)

Morning light (Yellow and green leaved form)

Westringia Wynyabbie gem (mauve flowers)

Westringia white rambler is a groundcovering form

 

If you want one of these other varieties please have a look at the following link to see if we have them in stock.

stores.ebay.com.au/Plantinspirations_Westringia-Mauve-or-White_W0QQ_fsubZ16QQ_sidZ171824650QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322

 

Westringia fruticosa is a white flowering form with mid green leaves that are a fraction coarser.

 

Westringia Smokey (Smokie is a more compact smoke coloured variety that has a quite tight foliage structure and white flowers)

 

Westringia Morning Light is a variegated form with mauve flower

 

Wynyabbie Gem are a mauve flowering form of westringia that also has leaves that are a fraction finer in structure.

 


 

Westringia White Rambler Ground covering variety is usually also available.

 


 

The notes below apply to all these Westingia

 

They can be kept at a trimmed to a height of 30cm tall or higher

 

Will grow quite tight if left alone or you can prune to shape

 

These plants will grow in Australia's hot summers and will handle the frosts to around minus 9 of it's cold winters.

 

Fine foliage, makes them easy to trim and great for hedges, topiary, bonsai etc.

 

It is hardy and drought tolerant once established.

 

Grows in a wide range of soil including quite poor and/or coastal

 

You can trim them regularily if you want the formal look or let them grow to their natural shape.

 

I have seen this variety beautifully and tightly hedged

 

It handles dry regions when established.

 

Able to withstand full sun to semi shade

One of our many Australian Native Plants Varieties

 

PRESENTLY 15 to 20 CM TALL

Except the groundcover which is a bit shorter

 

The plants for this listing come in individual 50 BY 70mm pots, will be 15 to 20cm tall, will have established roots and are ready to plant straight into your garden.