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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
description:
Neat low growing habit. Attractive apple green hop like bracts with pink flowers from June to Aug.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
From seed or basal cuttings.

usage:
Rock or scree garden or containers.

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