Great tolerance to hot and dry conditions

Compact growth and stunning plum coloured flowers

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Origanum 'Bellissimo'

full sun
part shade
height 20cm
spread 40cm

Origanum 'Bellissimo' is a stunning new ornamental selection with large hop-like flowers. The rich purple flower bracts deepen as they age producing a beautiful deep colour display in the garden. This variety copes very well with excessive summer rains as long as drainage is adequate. 'Bellissimo' is very dry tolerant and also copes well with frost. Ornamental Origanums are best used to create colourful displays in garden borders, edging and containers. You can also enjoy the aromatic foliage if planted around entrances and entertainment areas.

Plant in a full sun position and a well drained soil for best results.

  • Rich colour displays
  • Crowning glory for retaining walls and embankments
  • Rockeries
  • Low borders and edging

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