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Prostrate Rosemary

Prostrate Rosemary

Prostrate Rosemary

Prostrate Rosemary

Prostrate Rosemary

Prostrate rosemary is a creeping variety that works well for hanging basket gardens or as a ground cover, or in the herb garden, perennial bed, pots, or rockeries. It usually grows to about 1 foot tall and can have a spread of 4 to 8 feet.

Prostrate rosemary is a warm climate variety that grows in zones 8 to 10. However, if you are in a fringe area between zones 7 and 8, put it next to a south-facing wall to give it a little extra protection.

Plant Prostrate rosemary in the fall, in full sun to part shade in well-drained soil. It will do well in almost any soil as long as it’s not allowed to become soaked.

Sun Exposure

  • partial to full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.0 to 7.5

Hardiness Zones

  • 8 to 10


  • 2 to 3 feet apart


  • 1 inch every 2 weeks


  • prefers well-drained soil
  • prostrate habit, growing 4 to 8 feet wide and up to 1 foot tall
  • avoid over-watering and over-fertilizing
  • prune to encourage branching

Have you ever tried growing Prostrate rosemary? Are there any challenges you face growing Prostrate rosemary? Please tell us your best tips for delicious Prostrate rosemary.


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