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botanical name:
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Primley Blue'
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Primley Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Rosemary
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: 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:
Freely produced mid-blue flowers. Strong upright growth, bushy habit and good foliage.

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:
Can be used as a low hedge, perfect for a herb garden.

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