Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus

Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus

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Common Name and Scientific Name: Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus

Description: Rosmarinus officinalis Prostratus, commonly known as Prostrate Rosemary, is a low-growing, aromatic herb with trailing branches that spread gracefully. It features needle-like, evergreen leaves and delicate blue flowers that bloom in spring and summer.
Growing Requirements: Prostrate Rosemary thrives in full sun and well-drained, sandy soil. It is drought-tolerant once established and requires minimal watering. This herb is known for its culinary and medicinal uses, as well as its ornamental value.

Unique Plant Features: The Prostrate Rosemary's low-growing habit and trailing branches make it an excellent choice for ground cover, borders, or cascading over walls and containers. Its aromatic foliage adds fragrance to gardens, and its flowers attract bees and butterflies.

Uses and Display: This versatile herb can be used in various ways, including culinary purposes such as flavoring dishes and teas, medicinal uses for its health benefits, and ornamental purposes for its aesthetic appeal in gardens and landscapes.

Light requirement: Full Sun

Water requirement: Low

Watering frequency:

Soil: Well-drained, sandy soil

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Prostrate Rosemary is relatively low-maintenance. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Water regularly during the establishment period, then reduce watering as it becomes drought-tolerant. Prune lightly after flowering to maintain shape and promote bushiness.

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Prostrate Rosemary is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it may be susceptible to root rot if soil drainage is poor.

Mature height: 50 cm

Mature width: 140 cm

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Blue

Flower fragrant: Yes

Flowering season: Spring to summer

Fruit: No

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