Westringia glabra, commonly known as “Violet Westringia,” is a popular landscaping plant native to Australia. This evergreen shrub has narrow, grey-green leaves and produces small lavender flowers from late winter to early summer. It can grow up to 1.5 metres tall and wide, but can be pruned to maintain a smaller size. The plant prefers full sun to part shade and well-draining soil, making it a great option for coastal gardens or drought-tolerant landscapes. It is also known for its tolerance to salt spray, making it a popular choice for seaside gardens.
Height: Up to 1-2 metres
Width: Up to 1-2 metres.
Aspect: Prefers full sun to part shade and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types.
Flowers: Small, white, and relatively inconspicuous, blooming in late winter to early spring.
Uses: Westringia glabra is a popular landscaping plant due to its hardiness, attractive foliage, and suitability for a range of soil types and growing conditions. It can be used as a hedge, border, or specimen plant in gardens and parks, and is also used in erosion control and restoration projects.