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Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus group 'Whitewater Silver' (Rosemary 'Whitewater Silver' ) Herb Plant

£3.99

Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

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Rosemary Prostrata 'Whitewater Silver'  (Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus group 'Whitewater Silver' ) Herb in 9cm Pot

Rosemary Prostrata 'Whitewater Silver'  is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant evergreen needle-like leaves the silver undersideis more visable on this variety thus the name silver and has very pretty pale purple flowers from April - June. It 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 in winter. True to its origins, Rosemary prefers sunny and sheltered conditions. It will stand frosts if conditions are not windy and wet as well. Rosemary is one of the most decorative herbs and is well worth growing for its appearance alone, Rosemary prostrata 'Whitewater Silver'  as the name suggests has a prostrate habit meaning it will spread and stay low approx. 15x60 cm. To prevent the plant getting too woody always cut back by one third in the Autumn.

Herb Usage

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. For Centuries Rosemary has also been used medicinally with the essential oil being used to treat a variety of ailments including aches and pains, sprains and headaches. It is also used to perfume toiletries.

Buy Rosemary Prostrata 'Whitewater Silver'   Online

Our potted Rosemary Prostrata 'Whitewater Silver' herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.

Rosmarinus officinalis prostratus group 'Whitewater Silver' (Rosemary 'Whitewater Silver' ) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Purple
Height 15cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Rosmarinus officinalis prostrata group 'Whitewater Silver'
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary Meat & Poultry
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Hedging/Edging
Type of Garden Formal