Origanum vulgare

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Oregano, Pot marjoram. A bushy, woody-based perennial growing 45-60 cm (18-24”) high and wide, with dark green leaves and tiny mauve flowers in summer, much loved by bees. Likes a well drained soil and sun or part shade. The leaves are used as a culinary herb, as is the essential oil from them. Also used medicinally, and for dyes. The plant is supposed to repel ants and other insects. Makes a good ground cover in sunny locations. Grow in any well drained soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: ND. Number of seeds: 40.

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Oregano, Pot marjoram. A bushy, woody-based perennial growing 45-60 cm (18-24”) high and wide, with dark green leaves and tiny mauve flowers in summer, much loved by bees. Likes a well drained soil and sun or part shade. The leaves are used as a culinary herb, as is the essential oil from them. Also used medicinally, and for dyes. The plant is supposed to repel ants and other insects. Makes a good ground cover in sunny locations. Grow in any well drained soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: ND