Mexican Oregano

Plant Specifications Poliomintha maderensis. Perennial. Full Sun. Height: 36-48” Also referred to as Madrean Rosemary, Rosemary Mint and Lavender Spice, This is a heat hardy evergreen shrub with an aromatic scent. Profuse pale lavender blooms explode during mid-summer. In the Garden Mexican Oregano is a lot different than other types of oregano. It doesn’t look,…

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Spicy Italian Oregano

Plant Specifications Spicy Italian Oregano is a lot like Italian Oregano, but as the name might suggest it is spicier. The leaves are narrower and slightly curl. In the Garden Spicy Italian Oregano is an invasive plant that can be controlled by routine pruning or by planting it in a container. It requires a well…

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Pulchellum Oregano

Plant Specifications Origanum pulchellum. Hardy Perennial. Full to Partial Sun. Height: 8″ – 10″ Width: up to 14” Silvery, fuzzy leaves grow in clumps. In the Garden Beautiful in flower gardens and containers. This silvery plant blooms in south Texas May through July, sending out clusters of delicate, hops-leaf-like purple flowers. When in blooming, harvest…

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Mountain Greek Oregano

Plant Specificatins Oreganum Vulgarius (mountain greek). Sun. Perennial. Height: 10-12” Can Spread up to 24” wide. Also known as Wild Oregano, this oregano is referred to as Mountain Greek because the seeds come from the mountains of Greece. Has a very strong and spicy hot flavor. In the Garden This oregano is a great plant…

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Rosenkuppel Oregano

Plant Specifications Origanum laevigatum ‘Rosenkuppel’. Perennial. Sun. Height: 12-16” Primarily an ornamental oregano, it makes a sprawling clump of dark green and burgundy leaves that explode with rich lavender blooms in mid-summer. It is winter hardy and has an aromatic scent. In the Garden This beautiful Oregano thrives in well-drained soil in a Sunny spot.…

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Kent Beauty Oregano

Plant Specifications Oreganum Kent Beauty. Half Day Sun. Perennial. Height: 6” A compact oregano, perfect for containers. In the Garden Kent Beauty Oregano should be planted in well-drained soil and should receive plenty of sun since the color of the flower bracts is dependent on the amount of sunlight. You should water this plant routinely…

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Jim’s Best Oregano

Plant Specifications Oreganum vulgaria. Half Day Sun. Perennial. Height: 6-8” A low growing, bushy, variegated plant. Prefers a well-drained soil. Does well in a container. In the Garden Jim’s Best is a trailing oregano that will “spill” over the side of a pot so it will look great in a hanging basket or a mixed…

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Italian Oregano

Plant Specifications Oreganum oregano (sp) Full Sun. Hardy Perennial. Height: 24” A Spreader. Needs well drained, moist soil, but can handle dryer conditions. Most popular culinary oreganos to cook with. In the Garden Italian Oregano is a rapidly growing herb that needs routine pruning to inhibit invasive growth. It requires a well drained soil and…

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Hopley’s Oregano

Plant Specifications Specs: Oregano laevigatum (hopley’s purple) Perennial. Half Day Sun. Height: 6-10” when blooming up to 14” tall. Spread up to a width of Dark purple, green foliage, very attractive with its light scent and flowers. Blooms a lot throughout the Summer, from May through August. In the Garden Hopley’s Oregano is generally considered…

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