Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus

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Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus

Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus (Creeping Rosemary) is a key ingredient of a Mediterranean-style garden.

It is a low-growing and spreading evergreen shrub with strongly aromatic, needle-like leaves, about 5 cm long, it grows up to 30-60 cm.

Clusters of pale blue flowers bloom in spring and summer.

Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus tolerates light shade but thrives best in full sun. it is drought tolerant once established. It tolerates a minimum temperature of -15°C.

Commonly used as a culinary herb, it is perfect for rock gardens, cascading down walls, raised beds, or pots.

It makes an excellent ground cover, particularly if the ground is too dry, sandy, or rocky for other ground covering plants.

Great for wall-side borders and beds; it is attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

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