Great for coastal, seaside and exposed roof garden locations, Westringia Grey Box is perfect as a specimen or container plant, as it can withstand salt and wind. Mass purple flowers most of the year. Drought tolerant and needs less water than exotic box plants Description: Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia can be pruned into a box hedge or left in its natural ball shape whilst staying compact and tidy. Westringia fruticosa 'Grey Box' - Coastal Rosemary. It was selected in October 2009 for its ball-shaped and very compact growth habit, gray foliage color and white flowers. Westringia fruticosa Grey Box was a selection made by Graham Brown of NuFlora, a cooperative venture with the University of Sydney, and is the result of a breeding program from 2004 to 2009 at their facility in Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia. Common varieties of westringia include Blue Gem (westringia hybrid), Naringa (westringia hybrid), Aussie Box (westringia hybrid), Grey Box (westringia fruticosa), Low Horizon (westringia fruticosa) and Mundi (westringia fruticosa). Find 2.4L Westringia Naringa - Westringia fruticosa at Bunnings Warehouse. The only downside to this shrub is its accurate, but rather unimaginative, name! Westringia fruticosa 'Aussie Box' is an evergreen shrub with grey green dense foliage and mauve flowers in spring and summer. It forms a mound of attractive, narrow gray-green foliage that rarely needs pruning unless you're using it as a formal low-growing hedge. Pot size guide -Qty + Add to Cart. Propagate Grey Box by semi-ripe stem cuttings. Growing to around 2-3' tall and wide, it's a true dwarf selection that has a natural “Box” shape. Another one of the newer Westringias for drought tolerant gardens. Jan 30, 2019 - Over 500 native and exotic plants in stock - plus bulbs, seeds, tools and garden care products. Grey Box™ coast rosemary is a small evergreen shrub with a dense rounded growth habit. Position: Full sun to light shade. Westringia fruticosa 'WES04' Grey Box PBR: Size: 30 pruned, 45cm unpruned tall x 30 pruned, 45cm unpruned wide: Frost Tolerance: Frost: Growth Rate: Fast: Description: A native compacy shrub with grey-green foliage and white flowers from September to May. Westringia fruticosa Blue Moon is a hardy, native shrub with light green leaves and small frilly blue flowers. Westringia fruticosa Australian rosemary. As the plant is patented, you can't propagate it for commercial gain though. NameThe name for the genus was given to it by Sir James Edward Smith, an English botanist and founder of the Linnaean Society in 1788. Produces mauve flowers throughout spring/summer and has a dense growth habit. Discover (and save!) Contact Us Aussie Box® Westringia can be pruned into a box hedge or left in its natural ball shape whilst staying compact and tidy. Suitable for hedging, borders, containers or mass planting, Grey Box is an extremely compact form, great for coastal or inland. Uses: Hedges, borders, containers and mass plantings It's perfect for a hedge or group planting in pocket gardens and home gardens, yet tough enough for commercial applications as well. As the plant is patented, you can't propagate it for commercial gain though. Its relaxed open form and soft colouring suit bush and cottage style gardens beautifully; or you can clip it to a more formal shape. A great drought tolerant alternative to English Box. If you have a very sandy soil, we recommend adding a lot of organic matter to it in order to make it more water retentive and reduce the need to water your plants in summer. It has narrow gray-green foliage and small white flowers almost year-round. It flowers in spring and periodically over summer. Tough Aussie native & well suited to dry, sunny coastal & windy conditions. Excellent specimen shrub. Grey Box has a particularly dense, compact growth habit. Once established, Aussie Box should survive without any summer irrigation in coastal areas. Size: 30 - 45cm high x 30 - 45cm wide unpruned; 30cm high x 30cm wide pruned. In addition to 'Aussie Box,' there are several other cultivars of this species including 'Grey Box,' the variegated forms 'Morning Light' and Smokey' and the low growing 'Mundi.'. As the plant is patented, you can't propagate it for commercial gain though. AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. Small growing naturally compact cultivars - so they maintain a natural moundy shape. ? Photo: Ozbreed. We take care in growing and packaging our plants so they will arrive in amazing condition (we've sent plants to over 20,000 happy customers!). They are: Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions; Available to buy; Of good constitution; Essentially stable in form & colour; Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. It is the perfect native compliment for Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia 'WES02' PBR, and is the ideal native alternative to English Box. He is a great coastal plant that grows in a neat, upright form making him perfect for h . Plants like English Box and Ja… Great alternative to exotic box plants as it has faster establishment and requires less water and needs less pruning than other Westringias. Copyright © 2020 Gold Rush Nursery | Soquel, CA | (831) 359-9291 | It forms a tight mound of attractive, narrow gray-green foliage that rarely needs pruning unless you're using it as a formal low-growing hedge. Exposure: Where to plantYou can plant Grey Box coast rosemary in full sun or light shade. OZBREED AUSSIE BOX®, Westringia `WES08` is an improved cultivar developed for its compact leaf and branch structure which makes it great for small formal hedges. A very tidy form and fast growing, suitable for hedging. It has a long history in California landscapes and has proven itself to be a useful, water-wise and long-lived shrub in both home and commercial landscapes. PropagationPropagate Grey Box by semi-ripe stem cuttings. As the plant is patented, you can't propagate it for commercial gain though. Evergreen, with ferny silver green leaves and small starry pale lavender almost white flowers in spring. Growth habit, foliage and flowersGrey Box has a particularly dense, compact growth habit. Copyright © 2020 Gold Rush Nursery | Soquel, CA | (831) 359-9291 | The specific epithet comes from the Latin word 'frutico' meaning "to put forth shoots" or "become bushy," probably in reference to the dense bushiness of this species. Very little pruning required and half as much as other westringias especially in a natural setting. your own Pins on Pinterest May 19, 2015 - Detailed description of the Coastal rosemary, Westringia (Westringia fruticosa) 'Grey Box' cultivar/variety. It is a tough, native alternative to the exotic box plants, English box or Japanese box. Jul 18, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Danielle Avery. Produces mauve flowers throughout spring/summer and has a dense growth habit. About Us | Plant Description: This is an extremely compact form of Westringia that provides great colour contrast with its grey foliage and white flowers. Details. Out of Stock. Grey Box is tolerant of most soil types including clay. Tolerates frost and drought. It is adorned with small mauve flowers throughout spring and summer that become more proliferous with trimming. About Us | COVID-19 Update to Customers All of our stores in New Zealand are open and continue to have a comprehensive range of measures in place to keep team members and customers safe. White, quarter-sized flowers appear in small clusters along the stems from late winter to summer and sporadically throughout the rest of the year. Description. Item code: 9336922030834P. Soft velvety grey-green foliage covers this super-hardy native shrub. The narrow grey-green foliage is covered with pale mauve flowers throughout spring/summer and has a dense growth habit. Grey Box Westringia provides great colour contrast with Small white flowers emerge in spring, and cover the fine silvery foliage. Photo: Ozbreed. Follow us on Twitter! Westringia Varieties Plants of the Westringia variety are another highly versatile Australian native that suits a wide variety of uses ranging from expansive groundcover, to colourful formal hedges, box gardens, retaining walls or as an ornamental shrub. SoilAussie Box is tolerant of most soil types including clay. Aussie Box Westringia can be pruned into a box hedge or left in its natural ball shape whilst staying compact and tidy. Contact Us Grey box coast rosemary doesn't need any maintenance other than, perhaps, an occasional light pruning to maintain its very dense and compact growth habit. Coast rosemary was first introduced into cultivation in the U.S.A. by William Walker at his Golden Gate Nursery in San Francisco in 1858. Once established, Grey Box should survive without any summer irrigation in coastal areas. Great for coastal, seaside and exposed roof garden locations, Westringia Aussie Box is perfect as a specimen or container plant, as it can withstand salt and wind. Nov 7, 2015 - Our native species coast rosemary has dense, fine leaves and small white flowers loved by birds and other wildlife. Suits most soil types. Free delivery on all orders over $250 Great as a hedge or left unpruned in its natural ball shape. Coast rosemary was first introduced into cultivation in the U.S.A. by William Walker at his Golden Gate Nursery in San Francisco in 1858. The name honors Dr. Johan Peter Westring (1753-1833), a botanist and physician to King Charles XIII of Sweden who was a student of Linnaeus. Westringia Aussie Box (back) Slightly bigger 80cm x 80cm growth habit, but still naturally compact. Just make sure it's not planted in a location that's likely to be completely waterlogged for days on end in the winter. NameThe name for the genus was given to it by Sir James Edward Smith, an English botanist and founder of the Linnaean Society in 1788. Excellent for living sculptural forms in your gardens or as a low, boardering plant. Native habitat and rangeCoast rosemary (Westringia fruticosa) is native to the coast of New South Wales in Australia where it can be seen hugging the cliffs and growing near the beaches. The specific epithet comes from the Latin word 'frutico' meaning "to put forth shoots" or "become bushy," probably in reference to the dense bushiness of this species. SET YOUR STORE. It forms a tight mound of attractive, narrow gray-green foliage that rarely needs pruning unless you're using it as a formal low-growing hedge. Also very smart clipped in containers. … Aussie Box has a dense, rounded growth habit. It has narrow gray-green foliage and small white flowers almost year-round. If let to grow unpruned it will still maintain a compact habit and form a call shaped plant. PropagationPropagate Aussie Box by semi-ripe stem cuttings. "The last of the plants is Westringia 'Grey Box' (Dwarf Coastal Rosemary, Westringia fruticosa 'Grey Box') and it's a low, dense, hedging plant. Follow us on Twitter! Grey Box™ Westringia provides great colour contrast with grey foliage and white flowers from September - May. Just make sure it's not planted in a location that's likely to be completely waterlogged for days on end in the winter. Just make sure it's not planted in a location that's likely to be completely waterlogged for days on end in the winter. Westringia fruticosa 'WESO4' 'Grey Box' Grey Box coast rosemary Grey Box™ coast rosemary is a small evergreen shrub with a dense rounded growth habit. It's tolerant of salt-laden winds, so is a particularly good shrub close to the ocean. AGM plants. Just make sure it's not planted in a location that's likely to be completely waterlogged for days on end in the winter. She'll reach up to 2m wide and high, but responds beautifully to clipping for more formal shapes Plant her in a bush or cottage style garden and she'll be right at home. Visit your local store for the widest range of garden products. It's tolerant of salt-laden winds, so is a particularly good shrub close to the ocean. The name honors Dr. Johan Peter Westring (1753-1833), a botanist and physician to King Charles XIII of Sweden who was a student of Linnaeus. https://www.ozbreed.com.au/westringia/ Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia 'WES08' PBR is a compact drought tolerant box hedge plant. You can plant Aussie Box coast rosemary in full sun or light shade. Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia is a compact drought tolerant box hedge plant Growing small formal hedges in Australia or any other drought prone climate is difficult. Green foliage with soft mauve flowers. If you have a very sandy soil, we recommend adding a lot of organic matter to it in order to make it more water retentive and reduce the need to water your plants in summer. Please set your store before adding product to cart. WateringOnce established, Grey Box should survive without any summer irrigation in coastal areas. Produced by Clarity Connect, Grey Box™ coast rosemary is a small evergreen shrub with a dense rounded growth habit. Skip to content . Grows up to 80cm round. Grey Box™ Westringia provides a brilliantly tough, faster growing and lower maintenance alternative to exotic box plants, such as English Box, for small formal hedges. Aussie Box is tolerant of most soil types including clay. A perfect native compliment for Aussie Box, Westringia Grey Box is great for colour contrast against green plants with its grey foliage and flowering masses of white flowers from September through to May. WateringOnce established, Aussie Box should survive without any summer irrigation in coastal areas. It has a long history in California landscapes and has proven itself to be a useful, water-wise and long-lived shrub in both home and commercial landscapes. Propagate Aussie Box by semi-ripe stem cuttings. Leaves are attractive, small, pale green maturing to emerald green, growing in whorls around the stems. You can plant Grey Box coast rosemary in full sun or light shade. Growth habit, foliage and flowersAussie Box has a dense, rounded growth habit. Doesn't like heavy clay soils. Westringia fruticosa 'Aussie Box' PBR Aussie Box Westringia, Dwarf Coastal Rosemary Description A tough, small growing Australian native shrub with a compact, dense growth habit, introduced as an alternative to English and Japanese Buxus. Grey Box coast rosemary (Westringia fruticosa 'Grey Box'). Check us out on Facebook! Westringia fruticosa 'Peppermint Cream' - variegated coast rosemary APPEARANCE : Compact native shrub, small rosemary-like silvery-green leaves, variegated in cream. When pruned as a hedge the flowering is often limited. SoilGrey Box is tolerant of most soil types including clay. Aussie Box (Westringia fruticosa WES02) - closeup. The only downside to this shrub is its accurate, but rather unimaginative, name! Exposure: Where to plantYou can plant Aussie Box coast rosemary in full sun or light shade. Aussie Box Coast rosemary was first introduced into cultivation in the U.S.A. by William Walker at his Golden Gate Nursery in San Francisco in 1858. It's perfect for a hedge or group planting in pocket gardens and home gardens, yet tough enough for commercial applications as well. Great as a hedge or left unpruned in its natural ball shape. It has a long history in California landscapes and has proven itself to be a useful, water-wise and long-lived shrub in both home and commercial landscapes. Westringia fruticosa also known as the Coastal Rosemary is a large compact native shrub with silver-green foliage and tiny white flowers. Westringia Aussie Box. In addition to 'Grey Box,' there are several other cultivars of this species including 'Aussie Box,' the variegated forms 'Morning Light' and Smokey' and the low growing 'Mundi.'. Of these varieties, Naringa grows the tallest and can reach a … It has narrow gray-green foliage and small white flowers almost year-round. Check us out on Facebook! Creamier-coloured foliage, slightly larger leaf than Smokie. Pale lavender quarter-sized flowers appear in small clusters along the stems from late winter to summer and sporadically throughout the rest of the year. Plant Description: This is an extremely compact form of Westringia that provides great colour contrast with its grey foliage and white flowers. Growing to around 2-3' tall and wide, it's a. true dwarf selection that has a natural “Box” shape. Produced by Clarity Connect. Native habitat and rangeCoast rosemary (Westringia fruticosa) is native to the coast of New South Wales in Australia where it can be seen hugging the cliffs and growing near the beaches. Aussie Box was selected for its tight, compact growth habit and ability to grow and be clipped as a small compact hedge. Join now. White flowers appear intermittently throughout the year. Our Plant Promise (to you). 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