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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' (Prostrate Rosemary)

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Rosmarinus
Species: R. officinalis
Binomial name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Cultivar name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
Common name: Prostrate Rosemary, Creeping rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' is a fast, low growing, spreading, evergreen shrub, that has a prostrate habit. It will hang down and cover banks.
It has small pale blue, fragrant flowers during the su7mmer months. The needle-like leaves are a dark green and are >50 mm long and are rich in aromatic oils and commonly used as a culinary herb.






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