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Alcalde Cold Hardy Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Alcalde Cold Hardy'
SKU: HC014620
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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An upright growing Rosemary, 'Alcalde Cold Hardy' is a very cold hardy selection with wide, olive green leaves and a mid-spring display of pale blue flowers. A High Country Gardens Introduction. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Alcalde Cold Hardy'
Growing Zones
Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
30-36" tall
Bloom Time
Early summer to fall


30-36" x 24-36" wide (cutting propagated). Alcalde Cold Hardy is very cold hardy, upright growing Rosemary found growing in a northern NM garden where it has withstood years of sub-zero winters and intense, high elevation summer sun. With its pale blue flowers and thick, olive- green leaves, this is a beautiful xeric landscape plant. Brought into cultivation by agronomist Charles Martin.

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