Origanum laevigatum Rosenkuppel

Ornamental Oregano, Winter Sweet

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 12-24" (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: Rose / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Foliage and flower colors are not so deep here, more green and rosier, but Rosenkuppel has the same great display. Sprawling clumps of aromatic foliage are covered with nodding sprays of violet-red flowers. Easy to grow.

Features to Note:

  • Winter Interest
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Web Exclusive
  • 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. 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: ORRO