ROSMARINUS PORTUGESE PINK 5LT
Rosmarinus Potuguese Pink serves as both a kitchen herb and an ornamental plant that adds beauty to any perennial garden. Vibrant pink flowers appear in abundance during winter and contrast beautifully with its fresh, highly fragrant, broad mid-green leaves. Due to its sturdy upright growth habit, Portuguese Pink makes for an ideal hedge for any backyard garden and is great for adding a Mediterranean feel or letting it grow unrestrained in your veggie patch, picking as you require. These attractive herbs have a multitude of uses for their foliage and flowers, like flavouring meats for that Sunday leg of ham. Some people have been known to use the aromatic essential oil for other purposes such as relaxing aching joints and even as an antiseptic. Growing best in a hot, dry, sunny position with moist well-drained soil. It is drought tolerant once established and prefers to stay fairly dry in winter. Prune after flowering to maintain a bushy, compact habit. Rosmarinus officinalis Portuguese Pink grows to a height of 1 - 1.5 metres and width of 1 - 2 metres. Note: Edible flowers or foliage should be picked fresh from an area that has not been exposed to any gardening chemicals and washed before consumption. Flowers are often intended only as a garnish, and should not be eaten in excess. If you are unsure whether a flower or foliage is edible, do not eat it; instead consult a Botanist or your health provider.
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