Common name: Creeping rosemary, Trailing rosemary, Prostrate rosemary
Native to: Mediterranean
A low-growing and spreading evergreen shrub with strongly aromatic, needle-like leaves about 5 cm long. Flowers grow in clusters along the length of the branches in between the leaves. Creeping rosemary is perfect for rock gardens, cascading down walls, raised beds or containers. It makes an excellent ground cover, particularly if the ground is too dry, sandy or rocky for other groundcovers.
Rosmarinus officinalis "Prostratus"
Native / exotic: Exotic
Aspect: Full sun
Flowers: Clusters of pale blue flowers
Fragrance: Yes- rosemary
Foliage: Evergreen, needle-like leaves growing along branch in spirals
Growth habit: Low-growing, spreading and trailing
Hardiness: Hardy and drought resistant once established.
Height: Up to 80 cm
Spread: Up to 90 cm
Soil requirements: Prefers poor, well-drained soils. Not good in heavy clay.
Uses: Beds and borders, groundcovers, hanging baskets, patio and containers, wall-side borders.