Origanum Amethyst Falls
Amethyst Falls Oregano
15" tall x 18" wide (cutting propagated). Disbelief was my first reaction upon seeing this new oregano in full flower at the Bluebird Nursery display garden. Discovered by Bluebird Nursery owner and prairie plantsman Harlan Hamernik, this hybrid Origanum is nothing short of amazing with its huge sprays containing hundreds of pendulous chartreuse bracts and protruding purple flowers.
|Common Name||Amethyst Falls Oregano|
|Botanical Name||Origanum Amethyst Falls|
|Zones||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||15" tall|
|Mature Spread||18" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Season||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Canada||No|
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Comments about High Country Gardens Origanum Amethyst Falls:
I have several in different areas of our yard and they are all flowering--some more than others but that has more to do with placement. Last year I bought several and I cut the flowers and dried them--beautiful. I am so happy with all I have received from High Country Gardens.
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