Conradina canescens /False Rosemary

Conradina canescens  / Conradina canescens
Light blue flowers and silvery-gray foliage
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Light blue flowers and silvery-gray foliage

Gray mounding shrub and blue flowers

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Scientific Name: Conradina canescens
Common Name: False Rosemary
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This perennial produces silvery gray foliage and a mounding plant with blue flowers. It grows best in sandy, well drained soil and full sunlight. The individual flowers resemble the flowers of the snapdragon and the underside of the foliage is gray. The foliage is highly aromatic. This is one silvery-gray perennial that is reported to tolerate the hot, humid conditions of the Lower South.