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Origanum 'Kent Beauty'
Common Name: Ornamental Oregano Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Origanum  'Kent Beauty'
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Grown for its ornamental flowers and foliage, 'Kent Beauty' is an intriguing little oregano. The pendulous pink and white flowerheads are comprised of multiple bracts from which small, pink, shrimp-like flowers peak. The foliage is a similar shape to the flower bracts and is bluish green. Easy to grow in average to dry, well-drained soils in full sun. Superior winter drainage is the key to growing this plant well. Drought tolerant. Plant in borders, rock walls, hanging baskets or containers.

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ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Sedum palmeri "DJH 420B"
Ophiopogon planiscapus "'Nigrescens'"

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