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Origanum laevigatum 'Hopleys'( Oregano 'Hopley's')Herb Plant

  • Buy Origanum laevigatum 'Hopleys' Oregano Hopley's Variety | Herb Plant for Sale in 1 Litre Pot
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Oregano 'Hopley's'(Origanum laevigatum 'Hopleys')Herb in 1Litre Pot 

Oregano 'Hopley's' is an extremely aromatic herb, native to the Mediterranean and Southern Europe, Oregano is closely related to marjoram. Oregano 'Hopley's' prefers a sunny site and does not particularly enjoy prolonged wet winters, but its hardy nature means it can remain evergreen through the winter months. Cut back old, flowered stems in early spring to obtain a new fresh flush of leaves and to maintain shape. Growing up to 60cm tall and preferring light well-drained soil, this variety has long heads of purple-pink flowers in late summer and autumn, which cascade over a  mounds of fragrant,  small green pointed leaves that turn reddish-purple in autumn. The flowers hold their colour when dried and are very attractive to butterflies and beneficial insects. Ideal for the front of a border in your herb garden or herbaceous border, a rock or gravel garden,great as an edging plant and good ground cover,  it's also happy in a container a really pretty plant and tough too.

Herb Usage

Oregano 'Hopley's' is an extremely aromatic herb, generally Oregano has a pungent flavour featuring heavily in Mediterranean and Mexican food, it has a great affinity for a variety of foods, especially strong flavours like wine, olives and tomatoes, vegetables, stuffing and egg dishes. It is also characteristic of many Greek dishes (particularly lamb). Oregano's flavour is enhanced with drying and is often sprinkled liberally on pizzas.

Buy Oregano 'Hopley's' Online

Our potted Oregano 'Hopley's' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Other Details

Full sun
Soil Type:
Light Well Drained soil
Flower Colour:
Latin Name:
Origanum laevigatum 'Hopleys'
RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Special Features:
Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden:

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