Westringea Blue Gem is one of the best flowering Westringea (Coastal rosemary) varieties, with bright blue flowers contrasting with silvery grey-green foliage. It responds well to pruning and shaping, and makes a good low native hedge or border. Suitable for coastal gardens. Westringea Blue Gem is low maintenance and hardy. Flowers in mass during Spring and in patches throughout the year.
Know your: Hedging plants. Coastal rosemary Westringea fruticosa ID: Silver, grey and blue tinged growth and blu flowers make this a firm favourite for coastal gardens. Look for ‘Zena’, ‘Smokey’ and ‘Jervis Gem’. Grow: A great choice for spheres and balls, and westringia also makes a good 0.5 – 3m high hedge. Clip once a year in autumn. If you miss a prune the centre of the plant is likely to get sticky and scrappy-looking. Rarely troubled by pest or disease. Likes sun.