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botanical name:
Origanum 'Kent Beauty'
Origanum 'Kent Beauty' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Origanum x hybridinum 'Kent Beauty'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.20m
growth rate:
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Neat low growing habit. Attractive apple green hop like bracts with pink flowers from June to Aug.

Very well drained, poor, alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes wet conditions, especially in winter but may be grown in an alpine house. Cut back old stems in spring.

From seed or basal cuttings.

Rock or scree garden or containers.

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