Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 24, 2019

Rosemary is not a Rosemary – It’s a Sage!

The Telegraph  reports

Rosemary is not a separate species of plant after all — it is a sage, the Royal Horitcultural Society (RHS) has ruled as they tell gardeners to change their plant labels.

The RHS is to adopt a change in the scientific name for rosemary after research has shown that is in fact a salvia, or a sage.

In technical terms it will now be known as Salvia rosmarinus, rather than Rosmarinus officinalis, but its common name – rosemary – remains unchanged.

Read more at  Rosemary is not a rosemary, rules RHS – it’s a sage, as they tell gardeners to change plant labels


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