Rosemary likes dry to average, well-drained soil. Space plants 6-10” apart. It prefers a sheltered position such as on the south or southwest side of a wall or foundation. It tolerates part shade, but the flavor of the plant may be weakened if it doesn’t get enough sun. Easy to grow, it does not require extra watering. Plant height is 4-8”.
In the summer, fertilize plants after the flowers have appeared. Prune the plants after flowering. As with all varieties of Rosemary, it performs very well in pots and may be brought indoors for winter use. Drought tolerant.
Prostrate Rosemary, a perennial, is a lovely, creeping variety of Rosemary is perfect for hanging baskets or incorporating into landscapes. It also adds an unusual texture to mixed plantings. Use it in recipes as you would other types of rosemary.