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This herb' is a cultivar of the common rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), known for its aromatic leaves and ornamental value.

Physical Description:

Leaves: 'McConnell's Blue' rosemary has narrow, needle-like leaves that are aromatic and carry the classic rosemary fragrance. The leaves are green in color.

Stems: The plant has woody stems and a generally upright and compact growth habit.

Flowers: In spring and early summer, 'McConnell's Blue' produces small, two-lipped blue flowers. The flowers are attractive and add to the overall ornamental appeal.


Culinary: Like other rosemary varieties, 'McConnell's Blue' can be used in culinary applications to flavor a variety of dishes, including roasted meats, vegetables, and bread.

Aromatic: The fragrant leaves make it suitable for use in potpourris, sachets, or simply as an aromatic addition to gardens.

Growing Conditions:

Soil: Well-drained soil is essential. Rosemary prefers slightly alkaline to neutral soil.

Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Rosemary is drought-tolerant once established and prefers moderate watering.

Sunlight: 'McConnell's Blue' rosemary thrives in full sun. It should receive at least six hours of direct sunlight daily.

Hardiness: This cultivar is known for its hardiness and is often grown as a perennial in . 7 to 10. It can withstand a range of temperatures and is generally more cold-tolerant compared to some other rosemary varieties.


Harvest rosemary leaves as needed for culinary purposes. Regular pruning can help maintain the plant's shape and encourage new growth.

Rosemary – McConnells (Rosmarinus officinalis 'McConnell's Blue)

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