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Old November 21, 2006   #18
Worth1
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Here are some of the rosemary varieties I have found so far.
Some of the information is contradicting from what I have found elsewhere but you know how that is.
I will keep looking and update as needed or you all can do the same if you wish.
I will also put in the average height next to the growth habit section when I find it.

Rosemary, Arp, (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Zones: 7-10 (very hardy H1)
Flowers: pale blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: green-gray foliage
Uses: ornamental and culinary, popular bonsai subject

Rosemary, Benenden Blue (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Benenden Blue')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, midsummer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: dark green foliage, bred for deep blue flowers
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Blue Lady (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Blue Lady')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue-violet, summer
Growth Habit: twisted
Other: very narrow leaves, very needle-like. (Popular Bonsai subject)
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Blue Spires (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Blue Spires')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Bright blue flowers on tall upright stems
Growth Habit: creeper
Other: specially developed for visual and olfactory appeal.
Uses: *very* ornamental and yet still culinary

Rosemary, Collingwood Ingram (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Collingwood Ingram')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: creeper
Other: highly fragrant, bright green foliage
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Foresteri (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Foresteri')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: especially drought resistant
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Girardus (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Girardus')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: very, very dense foliage
Uses: culinary (Very rare in U.S. of A.)

Rosemary, Golden Rain (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Joyce de Baggio')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: variegated (yellow on foliage edges) increasing variegation with age.
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Gorizia (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Gorizia')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright (larger then most)
Other: densely packed branches of dark green needles, fragrant
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Hill Hardy (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Hill Hardy')
Zones: 7-10 (very hardy Gloxinia)
Flowers: blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: needlelike foliage, fragrant
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Kenneth's Prostrate (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Kenneth's Prostrate')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: blue, late summer and early fall
Growth Habit: creeper
Other: fast grower
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Lockwood de Forest (Rosmarinus officinalis var. angustifolius 'Lockwood de Forest')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: lavender blue, summer
Growth Habit: creeper
Other: dark green foliage
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Logee's Blue (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Logee's Blue')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: bluish green foliage, smaller Ogee's.
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Miss Jessup (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessup')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue
Growth Habit: upright
Other: bred especially for flowering
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Mrs. Howard's Creeping (Rosmarinus officinalis'Mrs. Howard's Creeping')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: small blue, mid to late summer
Growth Habit: creeper
Other: fast grower
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Pine-Scented (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Pine-Scented')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright, feathery needle-leaves
Other: grown as miniature Christmas Tree, leaves have pine fragrance.
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Rex (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Rex')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: dark green foliage
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Santa Barbara (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Santa Barbara')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue, summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: drought resistant
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Severn Sea (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Severn Sea')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Violet-blue
Growth Habit: upright
Other: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Spanish (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Majorca')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Pink, throughout summer.
Growth Habit: upright
Other: very needlelike leaves (popular bonsai subject)
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, Tuscan Blue (Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: Blue, mid spring to late summer
Growth Habit: upright
Other: extremely fragrant, bred especially for dense flowering.
Uses: ornamental and culinary

Rosemary, White-Flowered (Rosmarinus officinalis 'White-Flowered')
Zones: 8-10
Flowers: White
Growth Habit: upright
Other: extremely fragrant
Uses: ornamental and culinary
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