Scientific Name: Origanum vulgare 'Aureum Crispum' Form:
Common Name:golden oregano Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Ciliate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Cyme, (Corymb-like), White, Pink, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Nut, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Filler, Fragrance, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket, Herb, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space
Key ID Features:Highly-scented, tufted, herbaceous perennial, strongly scented; leaves bright yellow-green, pubescent, ovate, to 1-2(-3) cm long, most having a wrinkled appearance and margins curved upwards; flowers densely arranged in verticillasters, white to pink, to 3 mm wide.