Ornamental, medicinal and culinary shrub for rockery, edges and low hedges. It has multiple uses in cooking recipes to flavour roast, stews and sauces. In cosmetics it is used to make products such as relaxing baths, revitalising facemasks and hair tonic. The leaves are used in perfumery and also to produce eyewash. It helps cure rheumatic pains, muscle fatigue, injuries and wounds.
Evergreen shrub up to 1.5m. Blue to light purple flowers. Abundant, scented, dark-green to whitish needle-shaped leaves.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
|Attracts Wildlife||Bees, Butterflies|
|Climate Zone||Mediterranean, Temperate areas|
|Flower colour||Blue, Lilac|
|Hardiness||Drought resistant, Hardy (-5ºC)|
|Height of plant||Plug: 15/20cm - 1 Litre Pot: 30/40cm|
|Plant use||Balcony & Courtyard, Baskets & Containers, Coastal garden, Cosmetic, Culinary, Edges, Essential Oil, Gardening, Honey producing plant, Low hedge, Low maintenance garden, Medicinal, Urban garden, Wild garden|
|Soil - Moisture||Dry|
|Soil - Ph||Alkaline|
|Soil - Type||Loam|
|Sunlight - Exposure||Partial shade, Sun|
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