Rosmarinus officinalis, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. Since it is attractive and drought tolerant, Rosemary is used as an ornamental plant in gardens especially in regions of Mediterranean climate. It is considered easy to grow and pest-resistant. Rosemary can grow quite large and retain attractiveness for many years, can be pruned into formal shapes and low hedges and has been used for topiary. It is easily grown in pots.
The groundcover cultivar – “pointe du raz” spread widely, with a dense and durable texture.
Planted in Spring of 2016 in a planter at the top of the garden stairs, in the hope that it will eventually cover the top of the low wall and part of the stairs.