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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.
Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer winter
Maximum height: 0.15 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-7.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.