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Coastal rosemary A hardy native plant, found in the east of this country. Drought tolerant and can handle salty winds, thriving well near the coast. Can grow to around 1.5 x 1.5m. Flowers are 10 to 15 mm diameter. <br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/83981/coastal_rosemary.html" title="Coastal rosemary"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3314/83981_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1663804810&Signature=LA6iBlOMXw2kFAKR54ctIdJta5A%3D" width="200" height="190" alt="Coastal rosemary A native species, commonly called coastal rosemary and coastal westringia. It has dense, fine leaves and small white flowers loved by birds and other wildlife. Despite its dainty appearance here, it is very tough and grows along the east coast, often right on the cliffs next to the ocean.<br />
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Each flower 15 mm diameter. <br />
Growth around 1.5 x 1.5m <br />
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Coastal rosemary

A hardy native plant, found in the east of this country. Drought tolerant and can handle salty winds, thriving well near the coast. Can grow to around 1.5 x 1.5m. Flowers are 10 to 15 mm diameter.

Coastal rosemary A native species, commonly called coastal rosemary and coastal westringia. It has dense, fine leaves and small white flowers loved by birds and other wildlife. Despite its dainty appearance here, it is very tough and grows along the east coast, often right on the cliffs next to the ocean.<br />
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Each flower 15 mm diameter. <br />
Growth around 1.5 x 1.5m <br />
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''Westringia fruticosa'', the coastal rosemary or coastal westringia, is a shrub that grows near the coast in eastern Australia. The flowers are white, hairy and have the upper petal divided into two lobes. They also have orange-to-purply spots on their bottom half. This shrub is very tough and grows on cliffs right next to the ocean.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded May 6, 2021. Captured May 5, 2021 11:07 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm