Rosmarinus lavandulaceus

Rosemary, Prostate (Annual)

USDA Hardiness Zone 8-11

An open, bushy habit with gray-green, lemony-scented leaves and blue flowers. One of the most fragrant herbs! Lox-growing, creeping habit with loads of full flavor! Grows well in a container, as a groundcover or as a clipped dwarf hedge. Use in cooking and potpourris. Great for seasoning meats, stews and sauces. Preserve leaves by air-drying.

Height

6 Inches

Spread

6-12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

Ancient Greeks believed rosemary actually improved the memory, so don't forget this plant!

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Very easy to grow. Does best in light, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between waterings. Harvest foliiage as needed. Protect with mulch.

Good Companions

Silver Edge Thyme (Perennial) (Thymus vulgaris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Ground Cover
Containers
Culinary
Fragrant
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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