BLUE GEM™ Westringia produces masses of blue – purple flowers
BLUE GEM™ Westringia hybrid ‘WES03’
Blue Gem™ Westringia is shrubby with masses of amazing vivid blue – purple flowers that look almost fluorescent! It flowers profusely in spring and regularly at other times of the year.
It has an attractive bushy growth that responds well to pruning. Unpruned, it will reach 1.5m high x 1.3m wide. It can be pruned down to 1m high x 80cm wide.
Great as a feature shrub or in mass plantings. Well suited to native flower gardens. Do not use Blue Gem™ Westringia in heavy clay soils in depressed areas where it will be sitting in water, it can cause fungal problems. This plant isn’t recommended for rain gardens.
Bluish-purple flowers from Sept – May
Best Planting Time
March – November
Blue Gem™ Westringia requires full sun to part shade. It is a heat, humidity and highly frost tolerant shrub. Suited to most soil types. Tolerates drought
Prune to shape generally once or twice a year, as required or after fowering. Water well until established.
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Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.