A hardy, fast-growing evergreen shrub, creeping rosemary has a prostrate habit and attractive flowers and fragrance. Dark green leaves, to 2 inches long, are rich in aromatic oils and are commonly used as a culinary herb. This plant is loved for its strong pinelike flavor and fragrance.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsIdeal for a rock garden or the top of a dry wall. Makes an excellent ground cover.
CareShould be kept moist in well-drained soil and full sun.
PropagationRoot semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
ProblemsProne to aerial blight, bacterial leaf spots, and several root rots.
- Genus : Rosmarinus
- Zones : 10, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Uses : Containers, Ground Covers
- Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage
- Light : Full Sun
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Bloom Time : Spring