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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Foxtail'


Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Foxtail' is a hardy culinary rosemary with a semi-prostrate habit.

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Foxtail’ is a form of the aromatic culinary rosemary with semi-prostrate branches with small violet blue flowers that bloom repeatedly amongst its dense green foliage. Can reach heights of 24-36 inches by 18 inches or more wide. Plant longevity and foliage flavour will increase in hot dry spots with poor soil.

Common Name: Rosemary

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry scrub land in the Mediterranean region.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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