Rosemary (Rosemary spp.) is native to the dry, rocky areas of the Mediterranean, yet it performs so well in our climate that we consider it a "desert-wise" plant and worthy of the spotlight.
Clipped rosemary in Yucca Valley,CA. Photo by Heather Sommerfield
You can help bees get through the winter by planting rosemary, as it is a late winter bloomer.
Rosemary grows in full sun in the hi-desert. In all zones of the Morongo Basin rosemary is a reliable evergreen perennial, and once established, is immune to foraging wildlife.
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