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
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)
Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
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