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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
description:
Large deep mauve-pink flowers opening from dark red buds. Long flowering season from July to September. Deep green, slightly hairy leaves.

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

propagation:
From basal cuttings

usage:
Culinary herb with a delicate flavour.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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