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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
O. amanum is a low, spreading subshrub, with small, ovate, aromatic leaves and slender, long-tubed pink flowers 3-4cm in length, arising from heads of pink-tinged bracts
E Med. Turkey
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained, preferably alkaline soil in full sun. Protect from winter wet
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
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Pruning Cut back old flowered stems in early spring
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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