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Other common names
Origanum may be herbaceous perennials or deciduous or evergreen sub-shrubs, with aromatic foliage and spikes of small tubular flowers usually with conspicuous bracts
'Herrenhausen' is a woody-based herbaceous perennial forming a loose clump of wiry stems to 45cm, with small, ovate, purple-flushed leaves and heads of tubular pink flowers with deep purple bracts
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes winter wet
Propagate by division in spring. Propagate by basal cuttings in late spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Cut back old, flowered stems in early spring
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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