Rosemary hedge (Rosmarinus officinalis) description
Rosemary is a popular evergreen shrub that produces an aromatic herb perfect for cooking. It also provides blue/purple flowers as early as February when planted in a sunny and sheltered site. As Rosmarinus officinalis is a Mediterranean plant it prefers a dry and stoney site and it will not cope well if it is waterlogged.
Most popular uses of Rosemary hedges
Rosemary makes for a colourful, low border that will reward you with deliciously fragrant herbs. It will make a lovely pathway edge or sit perfectly in a rock garden.
Combine Rosemary plants with
We recommend growing this evergreen alone for an attractive hedge. Or, it can be grown together with plants such as Lavender for a colourful and fragrant border.
Growth rate of Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary has an average growth rate and will achieve approximately 20-40cm pa. Rosemary provides a small, informal hedge between 60-80cm.
Care advice for rosemary hedging
Rosmarinus officinalis benefits from a generous pruning. Cut back your Rosemary to half the size of the space you wish to fill, in late spring/summer. Please view the best4hedging care instructions in our advice section.
Recommended planting density for rosemary hedge plants
For information on planting density please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
Rosemary plants are available to buy year-round in their pot grown form.
On the whole, our Rosemary hedges are UK grown by our experts who have years of nursery growing experience. When we do source Rosemary from outside of the UK, we try to ensure that our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we make every attempt to make certain that your plants reach you in the freshest condition and that they are of the highest achievable quality, all whilst protecting our great prices. Rest assured, you can buy Rosmarinus officinalis hedging plants online with absolute confidence.