Westringia fruticosa (Willd.) Druce
Australian rosemary, coastal rosemary
Australian rosemary is native to southern New South Wales in Australia. It is not found in the wild in North America. Westringia is named for 18th century Swedish physician J. P. Westring, and fruticosa means shrubby or bushlike.
Identification: This irregular shrub is 3-6' (91-182 cm) tall and 5-10' (1.5-3 m) wide, with green to gray-green needle-like leaves with white undersides. White 5-petaled flowers, with pink spots, are about ¼" (8.3 mm) across.
Westringia fruticosa on Desert-tropicals.com
Westringia fruticosa on Wikimedia Commons
Westringia fruticosa at the Australian Government's Australian National Botanic Gardens
Westringia fruticosa on Gardening.eu
Westringia fruticosa on Forest and Kim Starr’s Starr Environmental site
Westringia fruticosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
Range: Zones 9-10: