Rosmarinus ‘Hill Hardy’, aka 'Madeline Hill', is one of the hardiest culinary rosemaries able to withstand zone 6!
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Hill Hardy’, aka 'Madeline Hill', is one of the hardiest culinary rosemaries (along with 'Arp') able to withstand zone 6 if drainage is good and soils are thin. It has a strong, upright habit with fragrant, grey-green to bluish green foliage perfect for use in the kitchen. The best flavour and plant longevity will be in hot dry spots with poor soil.
Common Name: Rosemary
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry scrub land in the Mediterranean region.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia