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Drought Tolerant
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Rosmarinus

Rosemary

Studious Greeks twined Rosemary in their hair “for remembrance” before exams; the French burned it as an incense substitute in cathedrals. And of course, there’s the taste—pungent and aromatic, a pinch delivers a punch of flavor. The rugged evergreens of this genus afford short needle-like foliage studded with tiny, orchid-shaped mostly blue blooms. Rosemary obliges heat and poor soil, triumphs over deer and diseases, only improves with age and doesn’t demand much, except for sharp draining soil.

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Blue Spires’ (S-0151)

Each 8.75

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

Touting a heady fragrance plus increased cold hardiness, ‘Blue Spire’s handsome foundation hosts tightknit upright branches garbed with dense needle-like dark green foliage beneath long-lasting, splendid bright blue blooms that keep the bees and butterflies happy. This versatile, undemanding shrub can be utilized as a tidy evergreen screen, sculpted into a topiary or brought into the kitchen for your next batch of roasted potatoes and shortbread cookies.

Blooms January–April

Size: 4' 0" – 5' 0" high x 3' 0" – 4' 0" wide.

Zone 7b.

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