Cascading Hopflower Oregano

Origanum libanoticum

Exceptional sun-loving ornamental herb with fragrant foliage. Pale green and blush colored paper-lantern like bracts dangle from arching wiry stems, each embellished with a tiny rose-pink flower. Beautifully featured at the edge of raised beds and berms or in window boxes. Flowers are prized for dried arrangements. Herbaceous.
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Good to grow!10


Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional water.

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Average Size at MaturityGrows 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms mid summer to early fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional water.

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates heat and drought once established. For a neat appearance, shear spent flowers at end of season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 10

Good to grow!