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Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum 'Greek'
Common Name: Greek Oregano Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

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The most flavourful of the oreganos, 'Greek' has small leaves on a compact plant with small clusters of white flowers. Use fresh, dried or frozen. Useful in many Mediterranean cuisines.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Dry grassy areas and scrub, usually on calcareous soils.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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