Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosmarinus officinalis Overview

Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis

Common Name: Rosemary 

Plant Type: Herbs, Perennials 

Sun Exposure:  

Water Needs: Low, Average 

Maintenance: Low 

Soil Type: Loam, Clay, Chalk, Sand 

Soil PH: Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral

Soil Drainage: Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained 

Bloom Time:  Spring, Summer, Winter 

Hardiness Zones:  

Flower Color: Purple 

Rosmarinus officinalis, also known as rosemary, is a fragrant, evergreen shrub with linear, dark green leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers.

Rosemary is used as a culinary and medicinal herb throughout much of the world and makes a delicious seasoning for meats and vegetables.

Native to the Mediterranean region and can be used as a low hedge or ornamental plant. It is tolerant of poor soils and may be trimmed after flowering to keep it looking neat.

Rosmarinus officinalis blooms in spring but may flower at other times of the year as well. It is easy to grow and requires little care.

If you’re looking for an aromatic, evergreen herb that is easy to grow and doesn’t require a lot of care, Rosmarinus officinalis is an excellent option.

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