Botanical Name: Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum
Plant Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Description: A 1/2- 3/4 ft. perennial with showy white flowers. This low maintenance plant produces highly aromatic, flavorful dark green leaves often used in cooking.
Growing Conditions: Easily grown in medium soil/drainage soil.
Bloom Time: July
Bloom Color: White.
Benefit to pollinators/wildlife: Attractive to a variety of bees and other insects.
Native Status: Not native.
Location in habitat: Pollinator Demonstration Garden