Origanum Kent Beauty

Ornamental Oregano, Winter Sweet

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

Features to Note:

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

Origanum General Information:

Origanum are perfect for rock gardens. Ornamental Oregano is an attractive flowering perennial that is easy to grow. Deer resistant. Must have good drainage. Avoid too moist (wet feet). 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.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ORKB