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Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Wild Zaatar'
Heirloom Oregano

Heirloom - (Origanum syriacum) This plant that grows wild in Israel, Jordan and surrounding areas. Doubtless a common herb in Bible times, and still one of the tastiest! It has great flavor that blends hints of Oregano, Thyme and Marjoram. A favorite.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM 'Bellissimo'
Ornamental Oregano

Subshrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. The pinkest brachts ever! A stunning new ornamental selection w/large hop-like flowers. Dried flowers can be used in arrangements. Has heart-shaped gray-green leaves. Perfect for the driest spots in your garden, requiring little water once established. Rock garden, container & border plant. Attracts butterfllies. Blms: summer-fall. Blm color: deep pink. Size: 6-8" x 18-24". Exp.: sun. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6. PPAF

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM 'Kent Beauty' (O. rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty')
Oregano

Subshrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Rock garden, container & border plant. Dried flowers can be used in arrangements. Has heart-shaped gray-green leaves-known for its foliage, not its flowers. Attracts butterfllies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Size: 8" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. (A hybrid of O. scabrum x rotundifolium).

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM dictamnus
Crete Dittany or Dittany of Crete

Dwarf shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Aromatic foliage with fruit in cone-like heads. Rock garden, cut flower, pot & hanging basket plant. Can use as a culinary herb but mostly used as an ornamental. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer. Color: pinkish purple. Size: 5-6" x 16". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM heracleoticum (Greek Oregano)
Greek Oregano, Winter Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Culinary herb that has a stronger flavor than others-adds spice. Use fresh or dried for seasoning. Doesn't grow 'true' from seed. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Good cut flower. Bloom color: white. Height: 1-2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Hardy.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM laevigatum 'Gentle Breeze'
Ornamental Oregano

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Larger foliage and taller branching than other varieties. Beautifully fragrant foliage and sweetly scented flowers. Nice rock garden, cut flower, container and border plant. Very showy and mild tasting. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: lilac-pink. Height: 16-18”. Width: 14-16”. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8. PP#29,589

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM laevigatum 'Hopley's'
Oregano

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Nice rock garden, cut flower, container and border plant. Native to Turkey, Iran & Pakistan. Very showy and mild tasting. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 1 foot. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM mircrophyllum x 'Dawn'

Believed to be a hybrid of O. mircrophyllum x O. vulgare 'Betty Rollins'. Nice mounding habit with bicolored blooms of dark purple and frosty mauve summer-fall. Attracts bees. Height: 2'. Width: 2.5'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Aureum Prostratum'
Golden Creeping Marjoram, Golden Oregano

Perennial Herb: Drought & deer tolerant. Ornamental use: ground cover or in pots. Culinary use: meats, salads & vinegars. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: mauve. Grows: to 6" with a spreading habit. Sun/part shade. Foliage burns in hot sun. Water: moderate. Black spots on foliage means it is too wet. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'
Spicy Italian Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Spicy aroma and flavor, described as "a tongue tingling flavor." Makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Can replace Italian Oregano. Nice border, container & cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: purple. Height: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare 'White Anniversary'
Ornamental Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Has nice variegated creamy yellow foliage. Good ground cover, container, cut flower and edging plant. Can also use the leaves as a culinary seasoning, fresh or dried. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: pale mauve. Size: 5" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable ORIGANUM vulgare (Italian Oregano)
Italian or Upright Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Pleasant aroma and flavor that makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies and insects. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: soft lilac. Size: 18" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable OSCULARIA deltoides (syn. LAMPRANTHUS deltoides)

Perennial: Evergreen. A great little shrubby succulent. Good plant for continers, to trail over a wall, to use in hanging baskets, or to use in a rock garden. Grayish-blue foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Size: 10" x 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry (good drainage). USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable OSTEOSPERMUM 'Margarita Blue Sunrise'
Cape Daisy, African Daisy

The Margarita series is known for it's natural branching habit, uniformity & nice flower shape. Large 2-3" daisy-like flowers all season long on compact, mounding plants. Heat tolerant. Low maintenance. Excellent for containers or borders. Attracts butterflies. Color changing petals that start out yellow and creamy pink that then turn to lilac purple. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink, yellow, & lilac. Size: 20" x 20". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable OSTEOSPERMUM 'Margarita Creme'
Cape Daisy, African Daisy

Perennial: The Margarita series is known for it's natural branching habit, uniformity and nice flower shape. Large 2-3" daisy-like flowers all season long on compact, mounding plants. Heat tolerant. Low maintenance. Excellent for containers or borders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: creamy white w/orange eye. Height: 6-12". Width: 8-14". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

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