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Oregano
Origanum 'Barbara Tingey'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Origanum (or-RI-ga-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Barbara Tingey

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Denver, Colorado

Salt Lake City, Utah

Yakima, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 15, 2011, LoveYourPlantz from Salt Lake City, UT wrote:

I planted this variety of oregano 2 years ago. Year one: it looked terrible and I regretted planting it. Year two: it looked much better and when I decided to help stand it up with stakes I decided I really like it. The pink/purple with green is a nice color addition. It smells delicious and bees in the area have a love affair with it all summer and late into the fall. Now that it has matured and looks better I will try to divide and plant it in additional areas.