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botanical name:
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel'
Origanum 'Rosenkuppel' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.50m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: purple
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Large deep mauve-pink flowers opening from dark red buds. Long flowering season from July to September. Deep green, slightly hairy leaves.

Best in well drained, poorish soil, preferably alkaline, in full sun. Trouble-free.

From basal cuttings

Culinary herb with a delicate flavour.

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