Olive Leaf Herb

Scientific Name: 
santolina rosmarinifolia
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Plant Description: 
Delicate small pine needle-type leaves with pretty yellow button flowers. Low growing plant that clumps nicely into a small hedge if you like.
Plant Height: 
30cm-50cm
Plant Width: 
30cm-50cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Bee Fodder
Of Interest: 
The bees enjoy the flowers, and the humans enjoy the taste! Add the olive-tasting leaves to a salad, eat raw or use to make pesto and flavour pasta sauce. Add a sprig to champagne for an interesting look and taste.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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