Botanical name: Origanum vulgare
Oregano is a mounding perennial with aromatic leaves and pink flowers in summer.
Very distinctive flavour ideally suited to Mediterranean and rich meat dishes. The flavour also blends well with tomatoes and other vegetable dishes.
Looks good planted in a classic herb or cottage garden and does well in pots on sunny balconies or in courtyards.
Tolerant of hot and dry areas.
Prefers full sun.
Grows 45cm high.
Suitable for pots.