Lifespan: Hardy perennial
Origin: Mediterranean region
Height/width: 1-1.5' tall. 18" wide.
Culture: Full sun. Well-drained soil. Frost hardy.
Description: Aromatic, small green leaves. Flavor is sweeter than Greek oregano. Pink, purple or white edible flowers. Harvest spring-fall. Attracts bees and butterflies.Culinary and medicinal herb. Nutritious. Often added to Italian foods like pizza, pasta. Put in egg dishes, sauces, soups, on meats and fish. Use fresh or dried. Can be grown in a container, raised bed, garden bed. Edging plant, ground cover, rock garden.
Flowering time: Summer