Lamiaceae (mint family) Westringia

Westringia fruticosa coast rosemary

Southeast Australia, on sand dunes and bluffs
W. rosmariniformis (syn.)

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.