Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'
Common Name: Tuscan Blue Upright Rosemary  
Plant photo of: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Herb


Height Range



Flower Color

Blue, Violet


Flower Season

Winter, Spring


Leaf Color

Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Very Low, Low, Medium


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Poor


Soil pH



Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish


Accenting Features

Fragrance, Unusual Foliage


Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring


Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Foundation, Raised Planter, Walls / Fences, Walkways, With Rocks


Special Uses

Cascade, Container, Erosion Control, Hedge, Screen, Mass Planting


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Jerry Sortomme
Photographer: Linda Engstrom/Frommer
  • Description

  • Notes

The Upright Rosemary is an upright shrub that grows 3'-6' tall. It has dark green leaves and bright showy lavender-blue flowers throughout the year. This shrub is drought tolerant and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball just above ground level. 3. Mix soil with 25% amendment and %75 soil. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build basin and water.