Westringia fruticosa (syn. W. rosmariniformis)
Australian rosemary

Lamiaceae
Southeast Australia, on sand dumes and bluffs

Shrub, mounding, dense, 5–6 feet high and wider. Leaves are narrow, linear, and whorled; green to gray-green with white undersides. Stems are also whitish. Small white flowers through spring.

Waterwise demonstration Garden, Raimundo near Stanford Avenue (‘Wynyabbie Gem’); 340 Bonair (‘Wynyabbie Gem’).

Illustrations: habit.

Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No.13, Page 14.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the main text of this entry ca. 2005.