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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Fota Blue' Rosemary Fota Blue Herb Plant (9 cm)

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Rosemary 'Fota Blue' (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Fota Blue') is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves. It is native to the Mediterranean region, and as such, prefers a light, sandy soil, which will fully satisfy its meagre feeding needs. Having said that, rosemary is tolerant of most soil conditions as long as they are not water-logged. True to its origins, Rosemary prefers sunny and sheltered conditions. It will stand frosts if conditions are not windy and wet as well.

Rosemary 'Fota Blue' is a frost hardy, evergreen perennial that will grow to 40cm, and has striking small dark blue flowers in spring. Short dark green needle-shaped aromatic leaves appear on arching prostrate habit.

The leaves of the Rosemary plant are extremely aromatic, and can be finely chopped and used to flavour a variety of dishes, especially stuffing. Many cooks simply cut sprigs of rosemary and place with roasted meats, especially lamb, pork, chicken and turkey.


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Growing conditions:
Full sun/Semi-shade and free-draining soil
Flower Colour:
Blue
Height x Spread:
40cm x 60cm
Latin Name:
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Fota Blue'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H4 - hardy average winter

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