Italian Oregano

Origanum vulgare

SKU
40017
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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationor-RI-ga-num vul-GAIR-ee
Average Size at Maturity12 - 36" tall x 18 - 24" wide
Bloom TimePrized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Easily 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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