Long-leaved Westringia is an excellent shrub to plant in gardens for hedges, flowerbeds, and for terraces in large pots. Prefers rich, light and well drained soils. Fast growing. Good for pruning. Water lightly without excess to avoid rotten roots. Resistant to diseases. Attracts bees and birds.
Evergreen up to 1.5m with rounded shape. The leaves are rosemary-like, long and narrow, flat and dark green. Blue flowers.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
|Attracts Wildlife||Bees, Birds|
|Hardiness||Drought resistant, Hardy (tolerates temperatures down to -5ºC)|
|Height of plant||7.5cm Plug: 10/15cm - 1 Liter Pot: 30/40cm|
|Plant use||Balcony & Courtyard, Baskets & Containers, Clump, Coastal garden, Cottage garden, Edges, Gardening, Low hedge, Low maintenance garden, Urban garden, Wild garden|
|Soil - Moisture||Well-drained|
|Soil - Ph||No preference|
|Soil - Type||Loose, Rich|
|Sunlight - Exposure||Partial shade, Sun|
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