Origanum laevigatum Herrenhausen

Ornamental Oregano, Winter Sweet

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 16" (Plant 18" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Purple / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
A bountiful bloomer. In the fall, Origanum Herrenhausen makes an outstanding sight as the already dark-reddish violet flowers of late summer are seen against the basal leaves which become redder - until almost purple. Attractive to butterflies.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Winter Interest
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Web Exclusive
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Origanum General Information:

Origanum are perfect for rock gardens. Ornamental Oregano is an attractive flowering perennial that is easy to grow. Must have good drainage, Avoid too moist (wet feet), Not for zones 3&4; may need to mulch or protect in Zone 5.

Origanum Plant Care:

This low maintenance plant prefers average, dryish soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 -4 years in the spring. Benefits from gravel mulch. Snip off old blooms to extend flowering period. Not good for cooking but flowers are attractive when dried. Self shedding in Fall.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: ORHE