Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue' Add
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





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, Fire Resistant


Attracts Wildlife


Information by:
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.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.