Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'
rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'
Strongly upright, bushy evergreen shrub about 2m tall, with aromatic, narrowly linear, dark green leaves, whitish beneath. Small, two-lipped light blue flowers are borne mainly in spring and summer
SynonymsRosmarinus officinalis 'Erectus'
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessops Upright'
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Rosmarinus 'Miss Jessopp's Variety'
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Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
- Bushy, Columnar upright
- Potentially harmful
- Skin allergen. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Salvia can be annuals, biennials, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, or shrubs. They have paired, simple or pinnately lobed, often aromatic leaves and 2-lipped flowers in whorls, forming simple or branched spikes or racemes
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How to grow
Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun, see rosmary cultivation for further advice
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Mediterranean climate plants
- Wildlife gardens
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
- Wall side borders
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