Huntington Carpet Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'

Pronunciation: rohs-ma-RY-nus oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss
SKU #07032
8-10

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautiful carpet of deep blue flowers backed by green, needle-like foliage that forms an attractive spreading groundcover. This waterwise evergreen shrub is outstanding for cascading from retaining walls or planters and is very useful in erosion control on banks and slopes. The aromatic leaves are often used as a flavorful culinary seasoning.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Early spring
Mature Size Quickly reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Edible, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Spreading
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Hillside
Design Ideas This is an excellent groundcover for sunny banks or along paths. It is also a fine addition to containers, where it will spill over the edges. Plant in a Mediterranean or culinary garden in the foreground of hedges or the interior of parterres.
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lavender (Lavandula); Bay Laurel (Laurus); Pomegranate (Punica); Olive (Olea); Meyer Lemon (Citrus)
CARE
Care Thrives in loose, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. As a groundcover space plants 5 ft. apart, or closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.