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Hot & Spicy Oregano

Origanum vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'

SKU
06424
Highly aromatic herb offers a spicy flavor in the kitchen and looks great in the herb garden or mixed border. Rich green rounded foliage and pink summer flowers. Boasts an intense, strong flavor; use sparingly at first, in spicy salsa and chili dishes.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePink flowers in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEdible, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Clumps may be divided every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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