Parc national des Calanques
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© C. Bellanger - Parc national des Calanques


Rosemary is a very popular plant due to its heady scent and taste. From autumn until the end of spring it has pretty small pale blue or lilac flowers. This shrub with upright stems and very narrow and tough leaves remain green all year round. It likes the sun and grows on the most arid slopes in the Calanques.

Scientific name

Rosmarinus officinalis

Where and when can you see it?

  • Natural habitats: Garrigue scrubland
  • Flowering season: all year round

Did you know?

Rosemary is used in bouquet garni giving flavour to Mediterranean dishes

Conservation stake


How can I help to protect it?

  • I keep to the trails
  • I look but I don’t touch