General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 15 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Violet-red; Rosy-pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Erosion control
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Marjoram
  • Ornamental Oregano
  • Showy Oregano

Photo Gallery

Date: Sept 7 2022
Location: Green Spring Gardens (Outdoors, Northern Virginia)
Date: Late winter (almost 2021)
This is really pretty. It's vibrant purple

Date: 2004-08-20

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2004-08-20

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