Organic Rosemary Growflow Hafia, also known as Rosmarinus Officinalis 'Growflow Hafia', is a perennial evergreen shrub native to Europe and North Africa. This variety offers superior ornamental benefits for small spaces. Rosemary Growflow Hafia has a trailing habit of just 4" tall and 20-24" wide, making it a perfect choice for small patio containers and hanging baskets. Hardy in zone 6-10, this plant's pale blue flowers bloom in spring. This plant flourishes in full or partial sun with minimal water, offering visual interest in spaces where traditional Rosemary wouldn't fit. Use this container-friendly variety to overwinter Rosemary indoors. For a fast-growing variety, try Rosemary Speedy. For a tall, aromatic variety to use in cooking, try Rosemary Barbecue.
This Variety Also Available as Non-Organic
Rosemary Growflow Hafia Selling Tips
Sell Rosemary Growflow Hafia to customers looking for Rosemary for small ornamental use. This variety has a trailing habit of just 4" tall and 20-24" wide, offering visual interest in small containers and hanging baskets where upright Rosemary shrubs wouldn't fit. Growflow Hafia has pale blue flowers in spring and excels as an evergreen ornamental plant. It requires little more than well-drained soil and occasional watering to flourish in full sun or partial shade. It offers simple care and ornamental foliage in landscape borders and beds or small patio containers and baskets. Rosemary Growflow Hafia is a fantastic evergreen foliage choice for customers with limited space.
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1. Space plants 14-20 inches apart. Use well-drained soil in full or partial sun and water weekly or less often in wet weather.
2. This variety of Rosemary is frost-hardy. In zone 1-5, grow Rosemary as an annual. Overwintering Rosemary indoors is possible, but it tends to attract pests and develop root rot. This smaller variety may do okay overwintered indoors.
General Growing Tips For Your Rooted Cutting Liner
For best results with Rosemary, use well-drained soil in full sun with a constant liquid feed program of 150-200 ppm N and a pH of 6.0-7.0. Improve foliage coloration with an Iron supplement. Plant one rooted liner per 4-inch container and pinch once, 5-10 days after transplanting. You may see spider mites or mealy bugs. Rosemary isn't prone to disease, but take precautions to prevent root rot.
Pale blue flowers bloom in spring. Rosemary is primarily grown for its foliage.
Pinch once, 5-10 days after transplanting.
Space 4-inch containers as needed to allow airflow and penetration of light between plants. Rosemary Growflow Hafia can grow to a 24" spread. We do not recommend planting rooted plugs in 1801 or other traditional market trays as they tend to get leggy and can develop fungus when they have insufficient space.
We do not recommend using chemical growth regulators on herbs or organic plants.
You may see spider mites or mealybugs. Rosemary is generally pest resistant.
Rosemary Growflow Hafia isn't disease prone but avoid oversaturating the soil. If the plant sits in moist soil at length, you could end up with root rot or botrytis. Botrytis grey rot tends to occur in wet or humid conditions. Take these steps to prevent botrytis: water in the morning and allow the plant to dry out between waterings; provide good airflow in your greenhouse; space plants so the sun can penetrate to the soil level. To best fight root rot in herbs, use an organic or garden-safe fungicide, like Neem Oil.
Planting Rosemary Growflow Hafia Liners
We recommend planting one rooted plug per 4-inch container. Use light, well-drained soil. Completely bury the ellepot in the center of the container.
Rooted Cuttings Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Organic Herbs Rosemary Growflow Hafia Quick Reference Guide
|4 Inch crop time||8-9 Weeks|
|Light||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Perennial Zone||Zones 6-10|