Good to grow
This versatile herb is a year-round treasure. In winter, its lavender blooms bring soft color to the garden. In summer, it stands tough against heat and drought. And it’s always valued for its aromatic leaves and culinary contributions.
Light: Sun outdoors, bright light indoors
Size: 3-4 feet tall; 2 to 5 feet wide.
Water: Drought tolerant, but a good monthly soaking in dry summers will keep plants vigorous. Cultivation: Requires well-drained soil. Do not fertilize. Cut back to about a foot high every few years if plants get scraggly from overwatering and overfeeding.
Latin name: Rosmarinus officinalis