Origanum Kent Beauty

Ornamental Oregano, Winter Sweet

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Rosy bracts make pendulous flowers resembling Hops. Prized as dried flowers. Origanum Kent Beauty is tolerant of full sun with lush silvery foliage that remains attractive all summer. Long blooming, the foliage has a spicy aromatic scent.

Details

Item Code: ORKB
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8"
Spacing: Plant 10" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Rose
Accent: Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More

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. Trim off old stems in spring when new growth appears. Benefits from gravel mulch. Snip off old blooms to extend flowering period. Not good for cooking but flowers are attractive when dried.