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Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare
Common Name(s): Oregano
Oregano is a spreading perennial herb, either bushy or with a creeping habit. It has small,oval,fragrant leaves.
Synonym: Origanum vulgare subsp. vulgare
Botanical Pronunciation: or-RI-ga-num vul-GAIR-ee
Semi Frost Hardy
Oregano has small, oval, fragrant leaves.
Grow from seed or cuttings in spring.
Interesting Planting Ideas
Does well in containers in full sun, but requires good drainage.
A favourite herb for Italian, Spanish and Mexican dishes, especially with pizza, pasta and tomato-based dishes.