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Origanum 'Kent Beauty'

Origanum  'Kent Beauty'
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Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Rock Garden
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Leaves
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Small, mounded prostrate evergreen sub-shrub with curious whorls of pink-mauve flowers encased in hop-like, deep pink bracts in summer. Likes full sun and really well drained soil. Ideal for the front of a dry sunny border or growing over the edge of a low wall. Attracts bees. Very drought tolerant. 9 cm pot.


Goes well with
Sedum telephium 'Matrona'

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Stonecrop

A very drought tolerant perennial. This excellent variety has green leaves which mature to dark purple-green as the season progresses. Flat heads of pink flowers from August to October.

Shrubland Park Nurseries