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'Drops of Jupiter' Ornamental Oregano Origanum hybrid

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 36"
Height
24"
Spread
36"
  • Details

    Features

    This herb is meant to be on full display in your show garden! Chartreuse yellow leaves are topped with mauve pink flowers starting later in the summer. The leaves are edible, with less intense flavor than the typical oregano varieties.

    Edible
    Fragrant Foliage
    Foliage Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Resists: 
    Deer

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Mauve pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Yellow
    Foliage Shade: 
    Chartreuse yellow
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Fall
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Poor Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edible Herb
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Prefers sun and average, well-drained soil of low to average moisture. Shearing back plants will encourage new growth, but is not necessary.

    'Drops of Jupiter' Origanum hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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