Ornamental Oregano (Origanum 'Kent Beauty')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6-10 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Other: Gray-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Dried Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Sep 21, 2011 7:21 PM

Not hardy in zone 5a
A great plant in a pot or hanging basket.
Can be overwintered in unheated garage. Cut back and water very sparingly.

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