Rosmarinus Officinalis ‘Arp’ Rosemary

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Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Arp’ Rosemary is a woody perennial herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It has needle-like leaves that are dark green on top and grayish-white underneath. The leaves have a strong and pleasant scent that is reminiscent of pine and lemon. The plant produces small blue flowers in late winter or early spring, which attract bees and other pollinators. If you are looking for a versatile and aromatic herb to grow in your garden, you might want to consider Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Arp’ Rosemary.

Botanical Name
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Arp’
Plant Type
Perennial herb
Family
Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Height
Reaches 3 to 4 feet (90 to 120 cm) tall and wide
Foliage
Gray-green, needle-like leaves emit a delightful fragrance
Bloom Time
Clusters of light blue, tubular flowers appear from late spring to early summer
Climate
Thrives in temperate and subtropical regions
Sun Exposure
Flourishes in full sun tolerate light shade
Soil Requirements
Well-draining soil, including chalk, loam, or sand
Hardiness Zones
Suited for zones 7 to 10
Flowering
Provides ornamental blue blooms
Seasonal Features
Evergreen foliage ensures year-round interest
Toxicity
Non-toxic to humans and pets, but may cause allergic reactions in some people
  • Arp Rosemary boasts stiff, upright stems adorned with silvery-gray leaves. Its soft blue flowers add elegance to garden beds and borders.
  • Propagation can be achieved through semi-hardwood cuttings.
  • Arp Rosemary is relatively low-maintenance and requires minimal pruning. Prune lightly to maintain its shape and encourage dense foliage growth.
  • The leaves are excellent for flavoring dishes, both fresh and dried.
  • Ideal for hedges, screens, and waterwise gardens.
  • Drought-tolerant, deer-resistant, and attractive to pollinators
  • Keep an eye out for aphids, mealybugs, whiteflies, spider mites, powdery mildew, or root rots.

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