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Origanum 'Bellissimo


Origanum 'Bellissimo' is an ornamental oregano with pendulous purple-pink and white hop-like flower heads and green hop-like foliage.

Origanum 'Bellissimo' is a gorgeous ornamental oregano with cascades of large, hop-like, glowing pink flowers. A true beauty. The pendulous, clustered, rich purple-pink bracts deepen in colour with age as they reveal cute white to pink, tubular flowers. The green foliage is of similar shape to the flower bracts. Grows 6-8 inches tall by 18-24 inches wide. Easy to grow in average to dry, well-drained soils in full sun. Superior winter drainage is the key to overwintering success. Drought tolerant. Plant in borders, rock walls, hanging baskets, or containers.

Common Name: Ornamental Oregano

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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