Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium)
Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium) is a perennial plant that can grow 10cm – 50cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium).
This plant is commonly known as round-leaved oregano.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: round-leaved oregano
Scientific name: Origanum rotundifolium
Plant type: Perennials
Height: 10cm – 50cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Full Sun
Moisture: Well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Mediterranean Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden, Wildlife Gardens
Other characteristics: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Perennial plants are one of the largest groups of plants.
They offer color, shape, fragrance and seasonal textures. The variety is such that there are plants to suit all sizes and styles of garden.
Traditionally, perennials are grown in borders, using a wall or hedge as a backdrop to bring out all their splendor during summer.
But since most gardens are not large enough for long borders dedicated exclusively to perennials, they are usually planted in mixed borders and beds, along with shrubs, annuals, biennials, and bulbs that extend the season of interest.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium) is a plant that grows in chalk conditions. As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH alkaline pH.
Regarding drainage, Origanum rotundifolium likes to grow in well drained soil.
Round-leaved oregano (Origanum rotundifolium) should be grown in full sun places.