Eventual height & spread
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Roman Beauty' (PBR)
rosemary ( syn. Salvia rosmarinus Roman Beauty )
- available to order from autumn
- 2 litre pot
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: April to June
- Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection in cold areas)
Slightly arching stems, clothed with richly aromatic leaves, make a softly cascading mound of lush foliage. The rich blue flowers which appear in spring and early summer are a bonus. Perfect for the border as well as the kitchen or herb garden, the foliage can be picked and used to improve the flavour of many dishes.
- Garden care: To ensure a plentiful supply of young, succulent leaves for culinary use, gather the leaves regularly and prune each spring.