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Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.
Commonly known as Rosemary
From the latin, "dew of the sea" and with a tendency to flower outside its usual season. Well-known cottage garden plant and also used for culinary purposes, herbalism and perfumery. Pest and drought resistant.
Genus of 2 species of evergreen shrubs found in rocky sites, woodland and scrub in the Mediterranean region.
Additional Features - Good to know - - trim hedges after flowering
Medicinal properties - part of the mint family which has long been used for medicinal purposes especially in strengthening memory. A symbol of loyalty and friendship. Culinary use from Roman times.
Pests & Diseases - honey fungus can be a problem
Place of origin - rocky and scrubby areas of the Mediterranean
Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
Neutral to alkaline soil
Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
- Allergic reactions and pollen
- Plants which produce masses of pollen - to avoid
- Plants producing little pollen - relatively safe!