Marjoram, Ornamental Oregano, Showy Oregano
Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Origanum (or-RI-ga-num) (Info)
Species: laevigatum (lee-vih-GAY-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Herrenhausen

Category:

Herbs

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

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)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Purple

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Cordele, Georgia

Tipton, Indiana

Caledonia, Michigan

Commerce Township, Michigan

East Tawas, Michigan

Pinconning, Michigan

Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Essex Junction, Vermont

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 25, 2003, Meandy from Tipton, IN (Zone 5a) wrote:

I planted some three years ago and I really like them. These plants really add a lot to the bed in which I have them.

Positive

On Aug 30, 2002, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

In its second year, my plant is finally starting to take off. A nice ornamental additon to the perennial bed or herb garden.