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  • rosemary / Rosmarinus officinalis
  • Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Rosmarinus officinalis

rosemary / Rosmarinus officinalis

Perfect for pollinators
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9cm pot £5.99 £4.79
9cm pot £5.99 £4.79
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Flower colour: purple-blue
  • Other features: leaves may be used to flavour lamb, pork and roasted vegetables
  • Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)

    Aromatic, dark green, narrow leaves provide interest throughout the year and can be added to a multitude of dishes to enhance the flavour. From mid-spring to early summer (and often again in autumn), lilac-blue to white flowers appear towards the ends of the stems. Ideal for adding structure to the herb garden, it will thrive in a warm, sunny position in well drained soil.

  • Garden care: To ensure a plentiful supply of young, succulent leaves for culinary use gather the leaves regularly and prune each spring.
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