Rosmarinus officinalis 'Irene' ('Renzels') mounding, aromatic, bright green needle-like foliage with sapphire blue flowers that bloom in early spring. Fast growing and evergreen, Sapphire Spreader Rosemary is a semi-prostrate spreading shrub from the Mediterranean that requires little maintenance and is drought tolerant. Fragrant foliage can be used as flavorful culinary seasoning. Attracts bees and other pollinators. Use in the landscape on banks or slopes as a groundcover. Stunning in raised beds or patio planters as it cascades over the edges. Full sun. Tolerant of reflective heat and coastal conditions.