Variegated Oregano – Herb plants for sale

£2.50

Good cream flowers in late summer over attractive variegated foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

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Description

Variegated Oregano description:

Cream flowers in late summer over cream variegated, aromatic leaves.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.

This is suitable for the herb garden, border or patio.How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a herb garden, border or patio and is straightforward provided it is given well drained soil and prefers a little shade.

Botanical name: Origanum vulgare ‘Gold Tip’ or Origanum vulgare Variegatum.

 

Origanum Variegatum flowering in August
Origanum Variegatum in August

Variegated Oregano culinary uses:

Use in soups, sauces, salads and Italian dishes.

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun, but to stop the leaves from getting scorched, some light shade in the middle of the day would be good.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a little gap.

What type of soil:

(Not so demanding as the Oregano plant). Well drained soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture or dryish stony soil.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 30 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 6 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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