Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis

[rosmarinus_officinalis]

Jefferson listed Rosemary as one of the "Objects for the garden this year" in 1794. A native of the Mediterranean long used as a culinary and medicinal herb, Rosemary is an evergreen shrub with small needle-like leaves that give a rich piney aroma when rubbed or cooked.

Growth Type: Perennial Color(s): Blue Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10 Location at Monticello: Vegetable Garden Planting Conditions: Full Sun

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Blooming Dates 2002: Mar 7 – May 132003: Mar 31 – May 232003: Aug 29 – Sep 262004: Apr 8 – May 142005: May 2 – May 272006: Mar 16 – May 192006: Aug 17 – Dec 12007: Apr 6 – May 152008: Mar 17 – Jun 62009: Apr 6 – May 292009: Aug 4 – Nov 32010: Mar 25 – Jun 92010: Aug 31 – Dec 12012: Feb 7 – May 232013: Mar 4 – Jun 102013: Aug 21 – Dec 4