Common name: Creeping Rosemary
A native of the Mediterranean Rosemary is a tough plant for hot and dry regions of the country. Rosemary will handle cooler and wetter areas as long as the soil is free draining. Rosemary has long been used in cooking, and medicine. It is sometimes referred to as the herb of remembrance. The leaves pair particularly well with breads, Olives, garlic, potatoes, and lamb.
Rosemary is hard to beat for the bees. The flowers are a great source of nectar, and are perfectly shaped for easy access. Rosemary are also a favourite for the NZ blue butterfly.
R. prostratus is ground cover rosemary perfect for hot dry banks or anywhere the soil is free draining. Looks gorgeous hanging over a wall.
- 30 cm x 2 meters
- Full sun
- Drought tolerant
- Good drainage
- 1.25 ltr pot