General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: Yellowish
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Edible Parts: Stem
Leaves
Eating Methods: Tea
Culinary Herb/Spice
Cooked
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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Common names
  • Mexican Oregano
  • Puerto Rican Oregano
  • Redbrush Lippia

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Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-04-12
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-09-12
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2013-09-12

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