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Rosmarinus ‘Tuscan Beauty’

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Beauty’ is a perennial with a dense and compact with an upright and yet trailing habit. The highly scented, sun-kissed light yellow, needle-like foliage with silvery undersides provides a wonderful backdrop to violet flowers from spring to early summer. ‘Tuscan Beauty is a sport of Rosmarinus ‘Tuscan Blue’ with flower fragrance, sweeter than ‘Tuscan Blue’ citrusy with a hint of coconut. Responds well to trimming. This sturdy plant is hardy to US Zone 8.

Description / Plant Notes:

    • USDA Zone 8 (10°F or -12°C)
    • Unique tight bushy habit 4′ x 3′; ultimately 6′ x 6′ untrimmed
    • Great for cooking
    • A striking culinary impulse plant with a long period of seasonal interest
PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 8
Height: 48 to 72-inches
122 to 183-centimeters
Spread: 26 to 72-inches
66 to 183-centimeters
Seasons: Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Pale blue, Blue
Foliage Colors: Light-Green, Chartreuse, Yellow, Silver-Green
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Upright-arching
Usage: Borders, Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Hedging, Low-water containers, Pots
Patent Status: PPAF

Grower Culture

Media: well drained
Fertilization: Low
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Salvia Celebration