|Valued for centuries for their medicinal and culinary purposes, some Oreganos, or Marjorams, are now used decoratively in rock gardens. Leaves are used dried and fresh in a variety of cuisines, so no herb garden would be complete without them. Relatives of Mint, the clusters of leaves and small flowers of purple, pink or white offer a strong, herbal scent. Compare the culinary types by rubbing the leaves and noting their aromas. This gives you some idea of how they taste. Easily grown, most are drought-tolerant and thrive in all soils. Some types are short-lived. Sold in containers throughout the growing season.
Short spikes of tubular, pale pink flowers with darker bracts poke between its trailing stems.
Attributes - Origanum 'Kent Beauty'
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Height: 6 in. to 8 in.
Width: 1 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.