ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Whitewater Silver'

Commonly known as Rosemary

Prostrate form with blue flowers. Leaves silvery on reverse
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ROSMARINUS officinalis 'Whitewater Silver'

 
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
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen
    Linear, leathery leaves with white-woolly undersides
  • Blue
    Violet blue
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Ground cover These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    In groups. Dense, bushy, mounding habit
  • Herb
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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 'Whitewater Silver'. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    honey fungus
  • Place of origin
    Mediterranean. Garden origin. UK. 2012. Robin Wallis, Whitewater Nurseries. Hants.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • 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
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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60cm (24in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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