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Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group (Rosemary Prostratus Group)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group

Other names

Rosemary Prostratus Group, Rosmarinus repens , Rosmarinus lavandulaceus hort. , Rosmarinus corsicus 'Prostratus' , Rosmarinus officinalis 'Venzano Prostrate' , Rosmarinus officinalis 'Corsica Prostratus'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

Prostratus Group _ Prostratus Group are compact evergreen shrubs with linear, aromatic leaves and clusters of blue flowers.


Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Bushy, Compact

Flower

Blue, Insignificant or absent in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

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

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group (Rosemary Prostratus Group) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in poor well-drained soil.

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 Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group

Other names

Rosemary Prostratus Group, Rosmarinus repens , Rosmarinus lavandulaceus hort. , Rosmarinus corsicus 'Prostratus' , Rosmarinus officinalis 'Venzano Prostrate' , Rosmarinus officinalis 'Corsica Prostratus'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

Prostratus Group _ Prostratus Group are compact evergreen shrubs with linear, aromatic leaves and clusters of blue flowers.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Bushy, Compact


Colour

Flower

Blue, Insignificant or absent in Summer; Insignificant or absent, Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale , Rosemary leaf beetle

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus Group (Rosemary Prostratus Group) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in poor well-drained soil.

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 Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

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

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