Rosemarinus Mini Standard

Rosmarinus Mini Standard



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Rosmarinus officianalis, commonly known as Rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple or blue flowers, which will bloom on and off throughout the summer. The flowers are also highly attractive to bees, butterflies and other pollinators.


Being trained as a small standard (like a lollipop) makes it particularly attractive for formal planting in a border, parterre or as a specimen in a container. Native to the Mediterranean region, rosemarinus relishes the sun. Extremely versatile, the leaves are delicious sprinkled in stews and over trays of roasted meats.

  • Flowering period, repeat: June to September
  • Hardy
  • All soil types- prefers well-drained, poor soil
  • South, East or West facing
  • Full sun

Plant in spring or autumn. Take small cutting only for the kitchen to avoid spoiling the standard form and prune annually after flowering to prevent the plant from losing its shape.

Cottage Garden