Westringia glabra

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Australia
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
3-4 feet high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring
Flower Color:
Lavender blue
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Both stems and foliage are dark green, with a satiny sheen on this compact, rounded shrub. The plant is decorated for several weeks each spring and fall by small lavender blossoms, borne in small clusters along the stems. Sun, reasonably well drained soil, moderate to occasional watering when established.