- Common Name(s):
- Prostratus, Tucson Blue
- Edible Plants, Herbs, Shrubs
Drought and salt spray tolerant; deer resistant; can be severely pruned. Cultivar 'Prostratus' is a low, "creeping" variety. Particularly resistant to damage by deer. This plant is highly salt tolerant.
Uses include: teas; flavoring for vinegar, jam, bread, butters, stuffing, vegetables, stew, and meat dishes
- Sun to partial shade
- 2-6 ft.
- Gray-green to dark green needle-like leaves; aromatic
- Pale to dark blue flowers in winter
- 7 to 8
- 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
- 3-4 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1759