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Rosemary

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: 
Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8
Location at Monticello: 
Vegetable Garden
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun
Blooming History: 
2002 Mar 7 to 2002 May 132003 Mar 31 to 2003 May 232003 Aug 29 to 2003 Sep 262004 Apr 8 to 2004 May 142005 May 2 to 2005 May 272006 Mar 16 to 2006 May 192006 Aug 17 to 2006 Dec 12007 Apr 6 to 2007 May 152008 Mar 17 to 2008 Jun 62009 Apr 6 to 2009 May 292009 Aug 4 to 2009 Nov 32010 Mar 25 to 2010 Jun 92010 Aug 31 to 2010 Dec 12012 Feb 7 to 2012 May 232013 Mar 4 to 2013 Jun 102013 Aug 21 to 2013 Dec 4
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