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Creeping Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
SKU: HC018227
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' (Creeping Rosemary) is a trailing variety of Rosemary with prostrate or downward arching stems covered in evergreen, needle-like, aromatic foliage. Clusters of pale blue flowers form in spring to summer. It is stunning planted as a groundcover, or growing along walls or ledges where its branches can spill over. Nice in a rock garden or container as well, it’s a deer and rabbit-resistant, aromatic culinary and decorative herb.
key features
Botanical Name
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
Growing Zones
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Fragrant, Evergreen, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
1-2" tall
Bloom Time
Spring to summer


Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' (Creeping Rosemary) is a native to the dry, rocky areas along the Mediterranean where it has naturalized throughout much of Europe. Good for sunny, dry areas as it is drought tolerant once established. Low maintenance, its pollinator-friendly flowers and aromatic foliage create a multi-dimensional effect. In areas where ‘Prostratus’ is not cold-hardy (beyond zones 8-11), planting in containers is advised so they can come indoors to the coolest part of the house for the winter. It is also tolerant of salt, so suitable for coastal areas.