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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' (Rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4ft 11in
Max height
4ft 11in
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'

Other names

Rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright', Rosmarinus officinalis 'Erectus', Rosmarinus officinalis f. pyramidalis, Rosmarinus officinalis 'Fastigiatus', Rosmarinus 'Miss Jessopp's Variety', Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessop's Upright'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Miss Jessopp's Upright' _ 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' is a compact, upright, evergreen shrub with narrow, aromatic, dark green leaves and small, light blue flowers in spring and summer.


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic and often used in cooking.

Habit

Compact, Erect, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-blue in Spring; Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale , Rosemary leaf beetle Brown scale , Rosemary leaf beetle

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9. If used as a formal or informal hedge, trim after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' (Rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright') will reach a height of 4ft 11in and a spread of 4ft 11in after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Containers, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in poor, well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'

Other names

Rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright', Rosmarinus officinalis 'Erectus', Rosmarinus officinalis f. pyramidalis, Rosmarinus officinalis 'Fastigiatus', Rosmarinus 'Miss Jessopp's Variety', Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessop's Upright'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Miss Jessopp's Upright' _ 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' is a compact, upright, evergreen shrub with narrow, aromatic, dark green leaves and small, light blue flowers in spring and summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic and often used in cooking.

Habit

Compact, Erect, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-blue in Spring; Pale-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale , Rosemary leaf beetle

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 9. If used as a formal or informal hedge, trim after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright' (Rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright') will reach a height of 4ft 11in and a spread of 4ft 11in after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Containers, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in poor, well-drained soil in a sunny, sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

Sunset zones

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2

WUCOLS water use

North Central Coastal - Low

Central Valley - Low

South Coastal - Low

South Inland Valley - Low

High & Inter. Desert - Moderate/Medium

Low Desert - Moderate/Medium

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