Rosemary is an attractive evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and brilliant blue flowers. The flowers of persist through summer, filling the air with a nice piney fragrance. This beautiful herb, mostly used for seasoning dishes, is also commonly used as ornamental plantings in the landscape. Rosemary can commonly reach 3 ft. in height. While Rosemary tolerates partial shade, it prefers full sun and light, well-drained soil with a pH between 6 and 7. Add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil at planting. Keep the soil uniformly moist, allowing it to dry out between waterings.
Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean, has silvery, needle-like foliage and delicate flowers. The leaves are widely used for flavoring meat and tomato dishes. Dried Rosemary retains much of the flavor and makes an excellent substitute for fresh.
Height: 24-36 in.
Days to Maturity: 45
Sun Exposure: Full Sun