Spice Islands Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Spice Islands'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||rohs-ma-RY-nus oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Aromatic Culinary Seasoning|
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. Avoid excess winter moisture. Needs little care; may be fertilized lightly in spring. Prune to maintain desired shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10