Origanum vulgareItem #40017 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Oregano is the key flavor in Italian food. The soft, fragrant green leaves are the secret little green flecks in the pasta sauce that gives it its mouth watering fragrance and taste. A lovely perennial for borders or patio containers. Tiny, rose pink flowers appear in the summer. Herbaceous.
- DetailDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:Mounding, SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:12 - 36" tall x 18 - 24" wideFoliage color:Gray-greenBlooms:Prized for foliage.Flower color:PinkFlower attributesShowy Flowers
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in average, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep extensive root system. Shear old foliage in fall or before new growth emerges in spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.