Origanum vulgare Compacta Nana

Dwarf Culinary Oregano

Origanum vulgare Compacta Nana is a tight, low-growing groundcover, a dwarf form of culinary oregano. The light pink flowers bloom for several months in summer and attract all kinds of honey and native bees. The leaves make a flavorful seasoning. This excellent groundcover takes light foot traffic. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). 10" tall x 24-36" wide
Zones5 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Containers
Groundcover
Edible
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40" (with care)
Mature Plant Size10" tall 24-36" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring to summer
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SizePlant - 2.5" Pot
SKUHC015351

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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10" tall x 24-36" wide (cutting propagated). Origanum vulgare Compacta Nana is a tight, low-growing groundcover, a dwarf form of culinary oregano. Blooming for several months in summer, the light pink flowers attract all kinds of honey and native bees. The leaves make a flavorful seasoning. This is an excellent groundcover for use as a lawn substitute as it takes light foot traffic. Mow to deadhead large patches.
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SKU
HC015351
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Common Name
Dwarf Culinary Oregano
Botanical Name
Origanum vulgare Compacta Nana
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
10" tall
Mature Spread
24-36" wide
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer, Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring to summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Fragrant, Containers, Groundcover, Edible
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Ships To Canada
No
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