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Rosmarinus ‘Gold Dust’

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Gold Dust’ has bright green and gold variegation that holds its color all year. ‘Gold Dust’ is a solid performer with no burning in the sun or issues with disease. It is very heat tolerant and survived 46° C temperatures in a greenhouse without drooping. With its stable coloration, upright branching and vigorous growth habits, ‘Gold Dust’ makes for a good landscape perennial as an ornamental and also as a culinary herb for the kitchen or barbecue!

Origin: Canada

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 7 (0°F or -18°C)
  • Green and gold variegated foliage
  • Great for cooking
  • A striking impulse plant with a long period of seasonal interest

Patent Status: PP 19,949

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 7 - 11
Height: 8 to 12-inches
20 to 30-centimeters
Spread: 8 to 12-inches
20 to 30-centimeters
Seasons: Early Summer, Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Blue
Foliage Colors: Variegated, Green, Gold
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Upright
Usage: Borders, Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Modern landscape, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 19,949
Origin: Canada

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp