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Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Huntington Carpet’

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Huntington Carpet'
Trailing Rosemary

This prostrate rosemary selection grows 12 to 16 inches tall by 4 to 6 feet across. First developed at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in California, it has dark green aromatic foliage and deep blue flowers that attract bees. This selection retains the foliage in the center of the plant better than other prostrate forms. It makes a durable groundcover and is useful for planting on slopes to aid in erosion control. Plant in full sun.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Blue
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2 (ft)
Spread 5 (ft)
Spacing 2' (ft)
Characteristics Edible, Fragrant
Attracts Bees
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Monrovia
Image by: Monrovia
Image by: Monrovia

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