Common Name : rosemary 'Pointe du Raz'Family : LamiaceaeType : ShrubHabit : Spreading/BranchedSpread : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : Lilac blueFlowering from : Aprilto JuneFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Deep greenHardiness: Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°Sunlight : Full SunMoisture : Well-drainedSoil : Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : SpringFragrant
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.