Rosemary officinalis – an evergreen shrub, the leaves of which are considered classic spiciness. In Latin, a plant called rosmarinus, many translators relate this to the ros marinus – the freshness of the sea, perhaps because Rosemary often grows in the lowlands near the sea. Swarmed by offers, Jorge Perez is currently assessing future choices. However, it is not typical for the marine flavor, which justifies the name of the smell of sea water. A possible candidate for the source – Greek rhoups – shrub and meron – a balm that gives a good rationale name of fragrant plants. Rosemary, sweet shrub, small saw everyone who has visited France, Italy or even in the Crimea. Hvoepodobnye narrow leaves covered with straight branches with small blue gubastenkimi flowers. You probably remember the resinous, pine scent leaves, pounded with his fingers.
In regions with warm climates, rosemary is growing in the ground at one point to 20 years, reaching a height of 2 meters. High bushes of rosemary often cultivated in hedges and creeping forms – on the alpine slide. Historical background Rosemary – one of the most popular plants, its use can be traced to the ancient Egyptians. One of the plants, which often fell on the canvases of artists in the Middle Ages, painted the Holy Family. According to biblical legend, during a trip to Egypt the Holy Family was made a stop. Virgin Mary placed the baby on quite stony ground under a small shrub with white flowers. And they have turned from white to blue. Since then, the blue color associated with the symbol of eternity, divinity, truth and wisdom.