- Common Name(s):
- 'Prostratus', 'Tuscan Blue'
- Edible Plants, Herbs, Shrubs
Drought and salt spray tolerant; deer resistant; can be severely pruned. Cultivar 'Prostratus' is a low, "creeping" variety. This plant is highly salt tolerant.
Wildlife Value: Flowers attract butterflies. Particularly resistant to damage by deer.
- Sun to partial shade
- 2-6 ft.
- Gray-green to dark green needle-like leaves; aromatic
- Pale to dark blue flowers in winter
- Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
- Medium to fine
- Irregular to rounded; spreading arching branches
- Seeds slow to germinate; stem cuttings, layering, or division, NCEMGVA2018
- Teas; flavoring for vinegar, jam, bread, butters, stuffing, vegetables, stew, and meat dishes
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1759