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Oregano

Origanum vulgare

Oregano; Marjoram

About This Plant

Sun to part shade; semi-evergreen, with a sprawling form and aromatic gray-green leaves. Many varieties are available; Italian and Greek oregano are standards used in cooking. Provide good drainage. Unlike many herbs, oregano tends to retain its foliage in winter, making it useful as a pleasant spreading groundcover.

Origins: Mediterranean

Maintenance

Expect some supplemental summer water in exposed locations.

A semi-evergreen herb with excellent spreading power and soft aromatic foliage.

Min. Height: 6'

Max Height: 30 inches'

Min. Width: 1'

Max Width: 3 feet'

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