Rosemary – Tuscan Blue
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

Zone: 7-10
Height: 4-6'

General: Aromatic, gray-green, evergreen shrub with dark blue flowers. Looks great in perennial borders. Tasty in stews, herbal butters and vinegars.

Culinary Uses: Rosemary sprigs dry incredibly well. Simply hang upside down in bunches in a dry place until the leaves come off easily. Add rosemary as an aromatic flavor to any soup or stew. It is also a great addition to roasting vegetables or potatoes.

Medicinal Uses: The herb possesses a decent amount of the minerals, calcium, magnesium, and potassium as well as vitamins A and C. The herb has been used since ancient times to ease ailments ranging from preventing miscarriages to treating a blocked urinary tract. While not definite some have asserted that it can assist in easing many stomach ailments such as indigestion and heartburn.

Ornamental Uses: A member of the mint family and is known for its pine-needle-like leaves and distinct fresh flavor. It produces light blue flowers and grows on woody stems.

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