Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

Rosemary

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
  • Common name: Rosemary
  • Plant type: Shrub

Height: 50cm

Spread: 50cm

Flower colour:
  • Blue
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Aromatic foliage

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Grown for its aromatic evergreen leaves and unusual flowers, rosemary is regarded as an essential culinary and medicinal herb, with an invigorating flavour. It makes a handsome specimen plant in any garden, especially when covered with flowers that attract bees and butterflies. It's also a welcome addition to any herb garden.

Rosmarinus offinalis 'Prostratus' is a useful, low growing rosemary, which is less susceptible to wind damage than taller plants. It is also ideal for growing in pots and containers. Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. To keep plants in shape, trim after flowering.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Take cuttings
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Prune
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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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