Origanum vulgare


Roof top herbs, this plant originates from dry areas and covers the ground making it a perfect roof plant. Additionally it’s attractive to pollinators and humans!


  • Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Plant Type: Hardy Perennial
  • Plant Usage: Accent
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
  • Winter Interest: Bronze
  • Height: 14"
  • Spread: 8"
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Origin: Mediterranean
  • Self Sowing: Yes
  • Shade Tolerant: Partial
  • Substitutes: Thymus serpyllum, Teucrium chamaedrys, Silene uniflora ‘Compacta’, Phlox subulata,

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