Origanum vulgare 'Thumble's Variety' 

Origanum vulgare 'Thumble's Variety'


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£ 4,29 tax incl.

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Container: 0,7 litre pot

Flowering period: summer flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: 10 to 30cm

Plant spacing: 80 cm


A sweet, aromatic ground cover.

Origanum vulgare 'Thumble's Variety' has golden yellow foliage and white flowers in bunches. Scent of marjoram.

It provides decorative ground cover for several months and looks great together with silvery and blue foliage plants and blue-flowering plants. Very melliferous (honey-yielding), it's pure joy for the butterflies!

Cooking tip: use it as a culinary herb to replace marjoram or ordinary oregano.

Height: 5 cm in winter, 30 cm in summer. Grow in ordinary soil, that can be heavy, but well-drained. Very hardy.

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:light, sandy soils, good garden soil, chalky soils, ordinary soil, hot dry areas
Culture advice:Well-drained soil with coarse sand, Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:full sun
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn, Cut off dead flowers
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:drought tolerant, attractive foliage, low maintenance, semi evergreen / evergreen
Garden style:cottage garden, rock garden
Landscape interest:raised bed, gravel garden, rockery, for the kitchen, mixed-border
Position:front of the border, edge of the path, raised bed

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