This plant has a strong fragrance
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The genus Rosmarinus is now included within the genus Salvia. This taxonomic change occurred in 2017, where DNA evidence showed that members of the genus Rosmarinus were more closely related to Salvia. It includes the common herb, Rosemary (previously Rosmarinus officinalis, now Salvia rosmarinus). Prior to this reclassification, the genus Rosmarinus comprised five evergreen shrubs, cultivated for their aromatic leaves and attractive purple or white 2-lipped, tubular flowers.
How to propagate Rosemary
You can propagate from seeds, dropping.
Semi-ripe or heel cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Rosemary
Grown for their flowers and aromatic, bee attracting foliage, which can be used as a culinary herb. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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