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Australian Rosemary

Westringia spp.

Westringia fruticosa flower by Eug (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

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A photo of Australian Rosemary
A photo of Australian Rosemary
A photo of Australian Rosemary

Australian Rosemary Overview

These evergreen, rounded compact shrubs are members of the mint and rosemary family and are endemic to Australia. They display whorls of rosemary-like leaves and white or pale blue flowers. They are not fully hardy and require protection in the winter, preferably in a greenhouse.

How to propagate Australian Rosemary

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

Other uses of Australian Rosemary

Grown for their flowers and overall appearance.