Rosmarinus officinalis 'Arp'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
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793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
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21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||rohs-ma-RY-nus oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Summer|
|Design Ideas||Rosemary is a fabulous aromatic herb for arid gardens. It is a beautiful foundation shrub that provides year around coverage of utilities and footings. The plant is a staple for banks, and both cut and fill slopes where it thrives in full sun with express drainage. Add it to the Mediterranean parterre garden as a hedge or single specimen. Treasured for parterres in the French or Italian style. Naturalizes in hot dry climates to add interest to native plantings or international xeriscape composition. Belongs in every kitchen garden, veggie plot and herb garden. Rosemary makes an excellent potted plant, particularly in terra cotta for porch or patio.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Sustainable, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
Thrives in loose, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Avoid excess winter moisture. Needs little care; can be fertilized lightly in spring. Prune to maintain desired shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 10