Kirigami Ornamental Oregano

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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       

10 seeds 



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.