Chef’s Choice®

Chef’s Choice®

Rosemarinus officinalis 'ROMAN BEAUTY' PP18192

An outstanding rosemary specially selected for its higher oil content and spicy flavor. With a compact, mounding habit, this is the rosemary of choice for container, herb, and kitchen gardens.

Sunset Zones


USDA Zones

10°F to 20°F USDA zones 7B–10

Chef’s Choice® Features

Plant Dimensions

1.5-2.5' H x 1.5-2' W

Landscape Use

Border, Coastal, Container, Groundcover, Mass planting

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full sun to part shade

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Drought tolerance, Heat Tolerance, Year-Round Interest


Compact growth; violet blue flowers in spring

Flowering Season


Chef’s Choice® Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established


Fertilize yearly in spring


None needed; prune as desired after spring bloom


Well-drained soils

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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