Grows well coastal or inland and tolerates humidity. Tough enough to live on natural rainfall in most populated areas along the east coast of Australia. Perfect for hedging, screening or shaping. Blue Gem™ Westringia ‘WES03 ’ PBR pending Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia ‘WES02’ Grey Box™ Westringia ‘WES04’ PBR pending Mundi™ Westringia fruticosa ‘WES05’ HEIGHT & WIDTH* GROWTH HABIT FLOWERS USES CARE POSITION SOIL TYPE Differences in Ozbreed’s Westringias NOTE: Colours, shapes and sizes of Westringias are a guide only. Excellent for compact low hedge with regular pruning. Blue Gem™ Westringia is a native shrub with vivid bluish-purple flowers. Explosion of blue flowers in Spring and then sporadically through the year. Westringia - Wynyabbie Gem - Native Rosemary . USDA Zone? Drought tolerant once established Westringia glabra could be used in the native garden, or as a low growing hedge. SET YOUR STORE. Westringia Blue Gem ™ BOTANICAL NAME: Westringia ‘WES03’ KEY FEATURES: Masses of amazing vivid blue/purple flowers that look almost fluorescent appear in spring and regularly at other times of the year. Very hardy fast growing shrub for most garden situations. Westringia Westringia . WESTRINGIA WES03'A BLUE GEM 140MM $15.99 AUD Quantity. GARDEN CARE GARDEN TOOLS & ACCESSORIES MIXES & MULCHES PEST & DISEASE SOLUTIONS ... Home / Products / WESTRINGIA WES03'A BLUE GEM 140MM. Can be used as a cut flower. It can be clipped to a formal hedge at 1mt or can be let go to give a softer look. This hybrid will develop into a dense shrub about 1.5 metres high by the same width. Westringia fruticosa (Willd.) An excellent hedge or topiary plant, or can be left to grow unpruned if desired, as it is naturally dense growing. Name: Blue Gem™ Westringia ‘WES03’ PBR Common name: Blue Gem ™ Mature height: 1-1.5m high x 80cm-1.3m wide. They will grow in light shade to full sun, coastal positions and in virtually any reasonably well drained soil. It bears white to pale blue flowers in spring and summer. All of these Westringias are bread in Australia from originally native plants and are tough, drought resistant and tolerant of cold conditions. Westringia Blue Gem. Ideal for tough roadsides or where you need a low growing plant that requires minimal care. Pot size guide -Qty + Add to Cart. In late winter/ early spring, Blue Gem will be completely covered with vivid…almost fluorescent flowers. heritage nursery. New release variety; Australian Native; The most vivid flowering Westringia; Stunning bluish-purple flowers; Blue Gem™ Westringia flowers regularly throughout the year with masses of bluish-purple flowers. Your climate might be too cold for this plant: Change. Beautiful new shrubby Westringia with profuse blue/purple flowers most of the year. Westringia Jervis Gem is an ideal hedge or screening plant and suitable for low maintenance gardens, exposed sites and coastal gardens. Wyngabbie gem is a compact shrub to 1.5 mts. It loves full sun and tolerates most soils. It is an excellent light screen or informal hedge. Westringia Jervis Gem is a small, tough Australian native shrub with silvery-green foliage. 9 - 11. Druce. Westringia fruticosa is commonly called 'Native Rosemary' or 'Coastal Rosemary' and is widely used as an easy care hedging plant. Westringia 'Gem Varigated' SKU. Can be used as a hedging plant. Use a low phosphate native plant fertilizer in spring. Excellent for coastal conditions. Blue gem has a more upright habit. ): learn and get advice on how to grow, care, plant, prune, water, mulch, repot, shelter, put outside, identify. Wynyabbie Gem is an ornamental medium shrub with narrow leaves and delicate pale lilac/blue flowers appearing in summer. It flowers profusely in Spring, and regularly at other times of the year. The cultivar name is derived from the nursery name. It has masses of vivid bluish purple flowers. Common Name - Westringia Wynabbie Gem - Westringia fruticosia Wynyabbie Gem is a hardy medium shrub with attractive mauve flowers for most of the year.Westringia is extremely hardy, withstanding frost, dry and wind, can be grown as a specimen or formal hedge. Fragrance Westringia fruticosa 'Blue Gem' - Coastal Rosemary. Peppermint Cream is great as a low growing hedge or in pots on the balcony. GROWING CONDITIONS: Full sun to part shade. Size: 1-1.5m high x 80cm-1.3m wide. Blue Gem is an improved seedling selection of the Australian-native coastal rosemary that was selected for one simple reason: its flowers. Westringia ‘Glabra Cadabra’ is a hybrid whose parents are said to be Westringia fruticosa and a form of Westringia glabra. Foliage. Refunds & Returns. Westringia Blue Gem ['WES03'] PP25,674 (Blue Gem Coast Rosemary) - A beautiful newer selection of the Australian Coast Rosemary shrub that has a compact upright form to 4 to 6 feet tall (stretching a bit taller in shade) by 3 to 4 feet wide with foliage composed of narrow 3/4 inch long olive-green leaves on dark maroon-brown stems. Garden origin . ‘Wynyabbi Gem’ has a compact habit growing to approximately 1.5 – 2mts tall and 1.5mts wide. This plant was introduced in the US by Australian Native Plant Nursery. A very tough plant which does well on a wide range of soil types, and suits coastal sites. Vivid purple flowers are held on green/grey foliage. Blue Gem™ Westringia flowers profusely in spring, and regularly at other times of the year with bluish-purple flowers. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain a dense bushy habit. After Lilly Pillies, Westringia is probably the most common native used for hedging in Australia.Of those on our list of Not So Common hedge plants, Westringia and Pittosporum are the two most common. Great in native gardens or in any flower garden and can be pruned to shape as required. It is an easily grown shrub of simple and neat appearance which grows wild near the coast of New South Wales. Westringia Wynyabbie Gem. Size: 1-1.5m high x 80cm-1.3m wide. This plant is a vegetative sport of Westringia 'Wynyabbie Gem', itself a hybrid between the coastal Westringia fruticosa and the inland Westringia eremicola. 'Little Gem' is apparently a Westringia hybrid, notable for its much more vividly-blue flowers than Westringia fruticosa. Its growth habit is very dense and bushy, making it ideal for low hedging. At maturity expect Blue Gem Westringia to reach 1.5mt tall and 1mt wide. Blue Gem™ Westringia hybrid 'WES03' PBR Range: Native Shrubs WHERE TO BUY More Info. Westringia fruticosa is: Evergreen. ^ Pot size: Tube. Terrific feature plant in native gardens or use as border planting. Update: A few days after creating this entry, I noticed that the tag on the plant's branch (from the grower, Bracy's Nursery) calls it Westringia 'Blue Gem' (WES03), but the sticker on the pot (from the nursery where I purchased it) calls it Westringia 'Wynyabbie Gem.' SET YOUR STORE. Plants supplied in 200mm pots. About us. Westringia Blue Gem™ is a vibrant deep blue flowering form of Westringia. Westringia fruticosa 'Blue Gem' is a perennial shrub with dense blue grey foliage that resembles rosemary. Some of the best varieties include 'Jervis gem', 'Smoky', 'Naringa' and 'Wynyabbie gem'. Blue Gem is the most vivid flowering Westringia we have ever seen, producing amazing bluish-purple flowers. Variety or Cultivar 'Blue Gem' _ 'Blue Gem' is a borderline hardy, rounded, evergreen shrub with upright stems bearing small, linear to narrowly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and cymes of tubular, speckled, lilac to purple-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. This plant has its origins as a hybrid between Westringia glabra and Westringia fruiticosa; Westringia glabra Care. It is an easy care plant with a tidy habit. Learn More. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Available in Stores. Great in any garden. As a large permanent feature in a garden or public grounds where space is available, the Coastal or Native Rosemary (Westringia fruticosa) is an excellent choice. The profusion of mauve-blue flowers and fine foliage coupled with a tough disposition make Westringia Blue Moon an excellent all round garden shrub. 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