Origanum 'Aureum' is an edible, trailing, gold version of oregano.
A useful, wonderfully fragrant edger or wall-spiller with golden leaves through much of the year and well into fall. Once established it will completely suppress weeds. The fragrant foliage has a mild flavour and can be used for culinary purposes including as a bright garnish.
Common Name: Golden Oregano
Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry grassy areas and scrub, usually on calcareous soils.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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