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Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Other names: Rosemary
Species: R. officinalis - R. officinalis is a dense, upright, evergreen shrub with linear, aromatic, dark green leaves and spikes of blue flowers in mid-spring and early summer.
Rosmarinus officinalis is: Evergreen
Flower: Blue, Insignificant or absent in Spring; Insignificant or absent, Blue in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Blue in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Foliage is aromatic.
Habit: Bushy, Prostrate, Spreading, Trailing
Pruning: Pruning group 9. If used as a formal or informal hedge, trim after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in poor, well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny site.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
Discuss Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) with other Shoot members.
at what time of year is it best to take semi-hardwood cuttings of rosemary ?
It flowers from mid-spring to early summer and will sometimes repeat-flower in the autumn. It is often humming with bees. Rosemary is a native of the Mediterranean. As a culinary herb, rosemary is used for flavouring meat, poultry, savoury dishes and salads.
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