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Upright Rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Pyramidalis'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosmarinus (rose-ma-REE-nus) (Info)
Species: officinalis (oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Pyramidalis
Additional cultivar information:(aka Miss Jessopp's Upright, Fastigiatus)

Category:

Herbs

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood heel cuttings

By simple layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California

Clayton, California

Eureka, California

Fairfield, California

Redwood City, California

San Francisco, California

Niceville, Florida

Salem, Oregon

Aubrey, Texas

Bulverde, Texas

San Marcos, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 9, 2005, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

Great easy, fast growing shrub that can be pruned harshly as a hedge or left wild for a more open appearance. Great for cooking.....try a couple of sprigs in the body cavity of a roasting hen! Yummy

Positive

On Nov 16, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Beautifull upright plant, large, I use it in my cooking and BBQ'