Otherwise known as, Rosmarinus officinalis, this herb is a tender perennial that grows between 1 to 3 feet in height. Rosemary has dark green needle like leaves with a wooly pale underside. This herb will also blossom with light blue flowers. It is a member of the Mint family as well.

Not only is it used as flavoring in a variety of dishes, Rosemary has a known positive effect on improving memory. It is also used in several beauty products.

To care for Rosemary, make sure to keep it in well drain, medium rich alkaline soil in full sun. This hemlock looking plant is often grown in small individual containers due to its small size. Be sure to trim and prune regularly to encourage healthy growth. And when in need of more, plant seeds and cuttings often, rosemary is known to be slow to germinate.

Fun Fact: In the Middle-Ages, Rosemary was used in wedding ceremonies.