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botanical name:
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Jackman's Prostrate'
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Jackman's Prostrate' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rosemary
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.20m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: light blue
main season: All Year
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Semi-prostrate habit, pale blue flowers.

cultivation:
Thrives in very well drained, poor soils, preferably neutral to alkaline, in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet. Best to cut back regularly to retain a bushy shape and prevent the plant becoming leggy. Can be damaged by severe winters in cold areas.

propagation:
From cuttings.

usage:
Traditionally used as a culinary herb, but also makes an attractive ornamental shrub for hot, dry positions such as a Mediterranean style garden. Can be used as an informal hedge in mild areas.

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