Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'
rosemary 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'
'Miss Jessopp's Upright' is a compact, erect, medium-sized evergreen shrub with aromatic, narrowly oblong, 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 height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing or North–facing
- Native to the UK
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
Easy to grow aromatic, evergreen shrub. Prefers poor well-drained soil and may be used as a formal or informal low hedge which should be trimmed after flowering
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Patio and container plants
- Mediterranean climate plants
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
- Wall side borders
Can get brown scale and rosemary leaf beetle
Generally disease free
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