Origanum vulgare hirtum

Oregano-Greek


Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Clusters of rose-colored flowers mid- to late summer
  • Vigorous grower
  • Very fragrant
  • A great seasoning for many recipes using poultry, beef or tomatoes
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Average Water
Average Water



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Very easy to grow.  Plant in garden or containers in full sun.


Height: 6-9 in
Spread: 14-18 in
Spacing: 14-18 in
Price Level 1: $4.49 ea.~4 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 4-8
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Fragrant
  • Container
  • Edible

Exposure:

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring Bloomer
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained