(aka Dwarf Oregano)
Origanum vulgare 'Compactum'
A low growing, 12inch (30cm), hardy perennial.
Small and neat in habit marjoram, with dark green leaves,
and pink flowers in Summer
Loved by butterflies.
Excellent flavour for culinary use.
Traditionally use for improving circulation
and for sore throats
A little poppet!
The plants are grown in 9cm(3inch) pots, which are not included in the item to keep postage reasonable. Included in the item , where available, is the coloured label as seen in the photograph, which gives cultural and usage tips.
Hardy = frost tolerant. Half-hardy = likes winter protection. Tender = will not survive frosts.
Annual = lasts one season only . Biennial = lasts two seasons. Perennial = lasts more than two seasons
Deciduous = loses its leaves in the winter.
Evergreen = remains green all year
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