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Origanum x hybrida 'Kirigami'


Origanum 'Kirigami' forms mounds of aromatic, light green foliage and purple, pink, and green, hops-like inflorescences.

Origanum 'Kirigami' is an ornamental hybrid oregano forming tightly-branching mounds of aromatic, light green foliage topped from late spring through summer with appealing hops-like clusters of purple, pink and green bracts from which emerge small, tubular, shrimp-like, lavender-pink flowers. Has a denser, more mounding habit and may be more floriferous than 'Kent Beauty' and 'Amethyst Falls'. Use in hot, sunny situations in dry gardens, walls, hanging baskets and containers. Bright light and cool temperatures deepen the colouration.

Common Name: Ornamental Oregano

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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