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Westringia fruticosa 'Mundi' (Coastal Rosemary, Westringia)

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Plant description

westringia fruticosa mundi coastal rosemary 417

westringia fruticosa mundi coastal rosemary

Westringia  fruticosa 'Mundi' is a prostrate shrub with naturally compact, soft grey-green foliage and small white flowers which are attractive to butterflies and harmless native bees. A very tough ground cover, and is rarely troubled by pests or diseases.  Grows in a wide range of soils, and is well suited to coastal positions, as it is very salt tolerant.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.15 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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