ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Roman Beauty'

Commonly known as Rosemary


ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Roman Beauty'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - 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.
£12.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022

 

  • Evergreen
    Leathery dark green leaves
  • Blue
    Dark blue
  • Height
    50cm (20in)
  • Spread
    40cm (16in)
  • Dwarf shrub Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Semi-upright form producing whorls of tubular, 2-lipped flowers from the upper leaf axils.
  • Herb
  • 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
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - Salvia rosmarinus 'Roman Beauty'. Wildlife plant - bees.
  • Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. UK. C. Fairweather, Hampshire.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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