Rosemary 'Jackman's Prostrate'

Salvia rosmarinus (Prostratus Group) 'Jackman's Prostrate'

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This compact evergreen sub shrub produces prostrate stems bearing fine grey green leaves that are also aromatic. It looks stunning when grown over a wall or container and allowed to drap down. It's sky blue flowers appear in late summer and last into autumn.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Take stems as required for flavouring food.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Attracts useful insects

Ground cover

Pot plant

Special features

Origin

Garden origin.

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Loam, Chalk, Compost

Soil PH preference

Alkaline, Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This versatile perennial suits being included in Coastal, Cottage, Mediterranean and drought tolerant gardens in containers, wall side borders or flower beds.

Personality

Family

Lamiaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Scent

Strong

Problems

Can be attacked by brown scale and Rosemary leaf beetle
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