Plant ID forum: What kind of Oregano is this?

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LJShannon
May 19, 2016 4:32 PM CST
Hi, I picked up this beautiful oregano with purplish leaves at the tip of each branch, and then almost killed it. I think it's coming back, and I've decided to propagate a cutting. But, I didn't have tab when I bought it and I can't find another oregano plant like this. What is it?
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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HamiltonSquare
May 19, 2016 4:38 PM CST
Looks like origanum vulgare perhaps. With lots of sun it takes on a purple tone. https://www.google.com/search?q=Greek+Oregano+(Origanum+vulg...)
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.

LJShannon
May 19, 2016 8:23 PM CST
It looks like t may come back (fingers crossed). I have attempted to propagate the cutting from above, but can I do that with only one cutting? The YouTube video I watched planted several cuttings in the same pot.
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
The WITWIT Badge Region: California Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Xeriscape Native Plants and Wildflowers Salvias
Foliage Fan Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Bee Lover Hummingbirder Butterflies
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HamiltonSquare
May 19, 2016 8:33 PM CST
There very hardy and die back to the ground with frost. They can take -25F. They propagate very easily. Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum)
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.

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