The Blue Gem Westringia is an excellent plant for Mediterranean and rustic garden styles. The foliage is gray-green, and the bluish-purple flowers bloom in the spring, making it the perfect hedge for privacy. It grows in a rounded shape and can reach 6-7 feet tall and 6 feet wide'Äîbest of all, it's a perfect xeriscaping plant when established.
Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Yes
This genus was named after Dr. Johan Peter Westring (1753-1833), a botanist and physician to King Charles XIII of Sweden, a student of Linnaeus.