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Rosmarinus "Lockwood de Forest" (Rosemary)


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Suited to regions: All regions
Plant type: Shrubs
Height: 1.50 m
Spread: 1.00 m
Flowering time: Spring, Winter
Tolerances: Coastal, Hardy
Garden uses: Culinary, Hedging, Living areas, Pool areas
Garden styles: Alpine, Backyard, City & Courtyard, Coastal, Cottage, Formal, Frontyard, Japanese, Mediterranean, Modern
Easy to grow? Yes
Maintenance requirements Low
Growth rate Medium

How to grow Rosmarinus "Lockwood de Forest" (Rosemary)

“Lockwood de Forest” is one of the more traditional Rosemary varieties. It features petite, blue flowers through winter and spring which are produced amidst the lush, dark green leaves. The flowers and foliage produce a lovely fragrance when crushed or brushed against. This evergreen typically grows to 1.5 m tall and 1 m wide and responds well to trimming which encourages new growth. It grows best when planted in full sun or partial shade on a well-drained site, and is tolerant of coastal environments, moderate frost, and dry periods. “Lockwood de Forest” is a versatile plant that is ideal for adding to a mixed planting, trimming into a hedge, planting around outdoor living areas, or including in an herb garden. It is often used in Mediterranean and cottage gardens.


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