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Rosemarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'   
Rosemary   
Labiatae Family     

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Form: mounding medium to high ground cover or low shrub
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: 2-3ft, spread to 8ft
Leaves: succulent, needle-like, 1/2 to 1.5in long; pungent, resinous, top dark glossy green lighter underneath
Flowers: light lavender-blue, 1/2in across; bloom spring to early summer and sporadically
Fruit: seed, not significant
small leaves
succulent leaves of
Rosemarinus officinalis
Stems/Trunks: herbaceous, woody with age
Range/Origin: Mediterranean, Asia, North Africa, used throughout US
Hardiness: to well below 32°F

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Rosemary
Rosemarinus officinalis "Prostratus"
growing down an embankment
NOTES:

this is the culinary rosemary

other varieties of Rosemarinus officinalis grow larger, and flower color is more lavender than 'Prostratus'


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