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Oregano

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum by http://www.fleurs-des-montagnes.net (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Oregano Overview

This cultivar is a woody-based herbaceous perennial with a wiry growth habit. Growing to a maximum height and spread of half a metre, this cultivar tends to form loose clumps. Flowers are tubular and pink with purple coloured modified leaves surrounding them, known as bracts. Foliage is small and oval in shape, coloured green with a purple tinge.

Common problems with Oregano

How to propagate Oregano

Seed

Propagate from seed in the spring.

Division

Root division in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Oregano

Walls, rock garden, borders