Rosmarinus officinalis is a Mediterranean plant. It is perennial evergreen plant which can reach a height of 1.5 m.
Its leaves are small, oblong, dark green, leathery.
Flowers have light blue to blue color.
It blooms a long time: the end of winter to May, and autumn.
It is strongly scented leaves and flowers.
Rosmarinus officinalis easily grows in dry to moderately well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
It tolerates semi-shade but performs best in full sun.
Rosmarinus officinalis is drought-resistant.
It is used both as a herb (infusions, essential oil. Traditional medicine), as well as aromatic (perfumery, soap, etc.)
Frequently it is used in Cuisine, especially on Mediterranean and Cretan Cuisine.
It also a plant very attractive to bees.
In gardening proposed in herb garden, rock gardens, parks, gardens, pots etc.