ROSMARINUS officinalis

Commonly known as Rosemary

  • Evergreen
    leathery, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long, white-felted beneath.
  • Blue
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Herb
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Produces whorls of tubular, 2-lipped flowers 1cm (½in) long from the upper leaf axils.
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun

ROSMARINUS officinalis

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Salvia rosmarinus. Often flowers mid-spring to summer and again in autumn. Wildlife plant - bees.
    Pests & Diseases
    Honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Mediterranean
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a mixed or herbaceous border
    Cottage garden
    Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    In well-drained soil
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    May cause skin allergy
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ROSMARINUS officinalis

ROSMARINUS officinalis f.albiflorus

ROSMARINUS officinalis f.albiflorus

Rosemary

white-flowered form. Upright to rounded habit

 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Green Ginger'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Green Ginger'

Rosemary

ginger-scented leaves and light blue flowers

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Majorca Pink'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Majorca Pink'

Rosemary

attractive pink flowering form

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'

Rosemary

strong growing form with an erect-habit

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Pointe du Raz'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Pointe du Raz'

Rosemary

vigorous prostrate variety with mid-blue flowers

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Prostratus'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Prostratus'

Rosemary

pale blue, semi-prostrate

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Roman Beauty'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Roman Beauty'

Rosemary

dark blue tight arching form

 
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

Rosemary

brilliant blue flowers

 
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Available again FEBRUARY 2024 - fresh stock in late winter
ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Whitewater Silver'

ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Whitewater Silver'

Rosemary

prostrate form with blue flowers. Leaves silvery on reverse

 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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