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Rosmarinus officinalis Lockwood De Forest

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rosmarinus officinalis Lockwood De Forest Rosemary,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Hedging / Screening, Herbs & Vegetables Prostrate, Spreading

Semi-prostrate form of Rosemary growing approx 50cm tall x 1m wide. Dark green aromatic narrow foliage is covered with deep blue flowers late spring and throughout winter. Use this classic culinary herb for harvesting, cascading over retaining walls, coastal sites and borders. An also be pruned into a hedge or topiary.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High