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'Herrenhausen' Oregano
Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'



'Herrenhausen' Oregano
'Herrenhausen' oregano is colorful year round. During winter its neat fragrant evergreen leaves are an attractive burgundy bronze which during the growing season turn to deep green suffused with burgundy. But, mid summer through fall, the foliage goes unnoticed. This is when the massive display of red-purple butterfly attracting flowers appears. So prolific is the flower show, single plants are easily visible from 50 yards away. Moreover, 'Herrenhausen' is drought tolerant and easy to care for. It may be used as a general cover or combined nicely with such staples as Calamintha, Sedum 'Pink Chablis', Irises, Solidago, and a host of other perennials.

Companion Plants:
There are 16 companion plants for 'Herrenhausen' Oregano. See them now. Note: these plants will work beautifully, but don't be afraid to be creative and select other companions (based upon compatible cultural needs, textures, colors, and your personal preferences.


Blooming Time
J F M A M J J A S O N D
winter spring summer fall
Full Sun to Light Shade
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Flowers attractive to hummingbirds Flowers attractive to butterflies Deer do not relish this plant In addition to conventional uses, these plants are good for seasonal effect in decorative containers Recommended for LiveWall planting Great cutting plant providing flowers for live (sometimes dried) floral arrangements Relatively Drought Resistent Has fragrant foliage
Growth Habit sprawling 
Average Mature Height 14 in.
Hardiness Zone 4
Container Size Recommended Spacing
    flat of #1 pots (8/flat)     14"-18"
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