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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Sissinghurst Blue' (Rosemary 'Sissinghurst Blue')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Sissinghurst Blue'

Other names

Rosemary 'Sissinghurst Blue'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Sissinghurst Blue' _ 'Sissinghurst Blue' is a upright, evergreen shrub with narrow, aromatic, dark green leaves and dark blue flowers in spring and summer.


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Sissinghurst Blue' is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring; Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

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 'Sissinghurst Blue' (Rosemary 'Sissinghurst Blue') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m 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

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Sissinghurst Blue'

Other names

Rosemary 'Sissinghurst Blue'

Genus

Rosmarinus Rosmarinus

Variety or Cultivar

'Sissinghurst Blue' _ 'Sissinghurst Blue' is a upright, evergreen shrub with narrow, aromatic, dark green leaves and dark blue flowers in spring and summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is aromatic.

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring; Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

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 'Sissinghurst Blue' (Rosemary 'Sissinghurst Blue') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m 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

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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