Low Horizon™ Westringia ‘WES06’
- Dense, ultra-compact ground cover Westringia
- Lowest maintenance ground cover Westringia available
- Lower growing than Mundi™ Westringia
Description: Low Horizon™ Westringia has much shorter internodes and a flat habit, making it the lowest maintenance ground cover Westringia. Testing in Canberra for cold tolerance shows it handles frost and cold well. It has performed very well in Sydney, handling its humidity. The next step is to test it in Queensland and find out its wet feet tolerance.
Pruning occassionally makes this plant even tighter in appearance. Low Horizon™ Westringia is a great companion for the Grey Box™ plant and Lomandra varieties, which look so good next to Westringias.
Size: 30cm high x 70cm wide.
Uses: Ground cover for mass plantings and gardens, or as a border plant.
Position: Full sun to part shade. Suits sandy to well drained clay soils. Tolerates cold and drought.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune if required or as desired.
Where it works: NSW, VIC, SA, WA, ACT & TAS. Currently testing in QLD.
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This website gives general information for the states/regions in Australia. For local information on which plants work in your area contact your local grower. Local grower knowledge is vital, this website is no substitute.
Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.