Ornamental Oregano
Ornamental Oregano
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Ornamental Oregano

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Scientific Name: Origanum x hybrida

Common Name: Ornamental Oregano

Hardiness Zone: 5b - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Ornamental plants feature light green leaves with purple-green highlights and small rose flowers.
A magnet for butterflies and bees!
While not intended for culinary use, on warm evenings with a gentle breeze, you can smell its wonderful fragrance.
Use as a decorative plant on your patio table, show it off in a hanging basket, or plant in border fronts and rock gardens.
When dried, it’s a pretty addition to dried flower arrangements, and it makes a good kitchen pot plant, but loses its purple color indoors.

Pot Size: 4 inch nursery pot