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Origanum x 'Bristol Cross'

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More About Origanum x 'Bristol Cross'

  • Cascading stems hold lime-green to pink, chain-like bracts
  • Tiny, tubular, magenta flowers protrude from the tip of the chains
  • Small, rounded, ovate, green-gray leaves, 2 cm long
  • Bloom Time: June to October

Interesting Notes:

Cross between Origanum laevigatum x Origanum roduntifolium. 

Zone:

5

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

35-45 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Ornamental Oregano Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good rock garden or container plant thriving in full sun to light shade and a well-drained soil. 


Origanum x 'Bristol Cross' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Weeping
Clumping

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Origanum x 'Bristol Cross'