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Westringia affinis Mauve Skies

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Wantirna
B4, Indoor
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Wantirna
B4, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 15
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.25 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Westringia affinis Mauve Skies Native Rosemary, Coastal Rosemary, Coast Rosemary,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Westringia Violet Skies is a hybrid of Westringia Wild River. This plant is suitable for any garden that requires low structured plantings and produces rich green foliage and dainty violet flowers at varies times throughout the year. Grows approx. 1-1.5m tall x 1-1.5m wide. Violet Skies is the perfect choice for use as a low screening or structure plant or for a low hedge and is excellent for coastal gardens. The rich green foliage provides a contrast in landscapes and gardens.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Grows best in full sun in open areas and is adaptable to most well drained soils. This hardy shrub requires little maintenance and will thrive on a regular tip prune to create a dense habit. It is best to initially feed with a slow release low phosphorus fertiliser to help establish the plant when first planted. Mulching around the base of the plant will help retain moisture and suppress weeds. Information and images courtesy of Bush Magik.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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