Family: Lamiaceae Genus:Rosmarinus officinalis Cultivar: 'Miss Jessopp's' Upright Common Name: Miss Jessopp's Rosemary Type: Perennial evergreen Hardiness: Hardy Light: Full sun Soil: Light, dry, sandy, neutral to alkaline Height and spread: 100cm x 50cm Flower: May - September, pale blue
Compact and erect, this was named for Miss Euphemia Jessopp and has been given an Award of Garden Merit by the RHS. It will be buzzing with bees on a summer day. Classically used to flavour lamb, but also enhances other meat dishes.
Cultivation: Remove weak growth in spring. Trim after flowering.