Kirigami Ornamental Oregano
Intriguing nonculinary oregano that has densely textured mounds of drooping hop-like flowers in soft tones of sage green, dusty pink, and purple, changing with different light exposure. Kirigami is decorative in patio containers, hanging baskets, and window boxes, where its eye-catching appearance can be consumed all season. PVP
Origanum x hybrida
Perennial, Zones 5-8
Germination: 4-8 days
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and lightly press into soil, seeds need light to germinate
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-70ºF soil temperature. Transplant 14-18" apart after the last frost.
Outside Sowing: not recommended
Growth Habit: Mounding, slightly trailing
Height and Width: 8-10" x 12-14"
Spacing: 14-18" apart
Light Needs: Full sun, light shade
Soil Needs: Average, well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days for full-sized plants
Uses: Window-boxes, hanging baskets, patio containers, borders, rock gardens, established plants tolerate drought, low maintenance, colorful all season long.
Care: Mix compost into the soil at transplanting time. Keep transplants watered regularly until established when they will tolerate drier conditions.