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Oregano

Origanum laevigatum 'Hopley's Purple"

Height 24-36"
Space 12-18"
Sun to Shade
Blooms Midsummer

Features
Scented foliage is complemented in summer by deep pink flowers that last for weeks. Faded flowers deepen in color and remain attractice through later summer. Attracts butterflies, too.

Uses
Mix in perennial beds and cottage gardens. Flowers are perfect for cutting, and dry well.

Care
Grows in any well-drained location. Actually prefers poor soil and hot, dry conditions. Provide support for stems, or allow to flop for a relaxed mood.