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Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen' /Ornamental Oregano

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'  / Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'
Low creeping ground cover
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Low creeping ground cover

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Scientific Name: Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'
Common Name: Ornamental Oregano
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: This ornamental herb produces maroon buds and pink flowers during the warm months of the year. Deadhead old flowers to encourage repeat blooming. This herb is a good cutflower and dries well when about half of the flowers are open. Be sure to provide full sunlight and a well drained soil, preferably a raised bed. Fertilize plants a couple of times during the growing season. Aphids and spider mites are reported to be a problem.