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Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary

Garden Rosemary, Herb Rosemary
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Plant Facts

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Scientific Name Rosmarinus officinalis
Principal Common Name Rosemary
Common Name(s) Garden Rosemary, Herb Rosemary
Synonym
Description Tough, fragrant evergreen shrub with fine, dense foliage and blue flowers (some pink or white)in winter and spring. May be upright or trailing.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Mediterranean
Height Range 1 - 6 FT
Spread Range 2 - 8 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green : White under-side
Leaf Texture Fine : Fragrant : Glossy : Needle-like
Form Shrub
Flower Color Blue : Bright blue : Deep Blue : Lavender : Light Blue : Pink : White
Flower Time Spring : Winter
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Alkaline : Any : Dry : Loam : Loose : Neutral : Poor : Rocky : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Edible : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage : Fragrance : Insect resistant : Poor Soil tolerant : Seaside tolerant : Use : Wind Resistant

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