Oregano
(Origanum vulgare)

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A robust herb, improved by dry conditions and poor soil. The flavor complements meat dishes, particularly lamb.

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
Low
Water use
Minimal
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
One
Size
Grass and Groundcover
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam, Clay
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Edible plants
Shade levels
Full sun, Sun/shade
Flowering seasons
Spring
Gardens
Mediterranean