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Origanum Laevigatum – Herrenhausen

Origanum Laevigatum – Herrenhausen or also known as Oregano ‘Herrenhausen’ is a herbaceous perennial belonging to the family of Lamiaceae plants. It produces pink tubular flowers with a deep-purple calices at the base in spring, summer and fall. It prefers the sun and a well-drained soil. It grows to about 50cm or about 22″ tall. After the flowering season the stems remain with dark seeds. The foliage is slightly aromatic but this is not an edible oregano. It does attract butterflies and bees and rather attractive in all seasons.

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Pink flowers with deep-purple calices.

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’ at Kew Gardens

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’ in borders

Origanum Laevigatum - Herrenhausen

Origanum Laevigatum – Herrenhausen

Origanum Laevigatum - Herrenhausen

Origanum Laevigatum – Herrenhausen Flowers

Origanum Laevigatum - Herrenhausen

Herrenhausen at a Kew Gardens border

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