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Origanum hybrid – ‘Drops of Jupiter’ – Ornamental Oregano

Garden Height
24 - 24
Spacing
36 - 36
Spread
36 - 36
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink, Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners
This herb is meant to be on full display in your show garden! Chartreuse yellow leaves are topped with mauve pink flowers starting later in the summer. The leaves are edible, with less intense flavor than the typical oregano varieties.

Features
This herb is meant to be on full display in your show garden! Chartreuse yellow leaves are topped with mauve pink flowers starting later in the summer. The leaves are edible, with less intense flavor than the typical oregano varieties.

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Drought Tolerant

Edible

Fragrant Foliage

Heat Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes
Prefers sun and average, well-drained soil of low to average moisture. Shearing back plants will encourage new growth, but is not necessary.

Needs Good Drainage

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Edible Herb, Landscape, Mass Planting

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Poor Soil

Soil PH Category Acidic Soil, Neutral Soil

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 50 - 60° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring to Summer. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-7
7-9" Pot : 8
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch at planting. No growth regulators needed. Florel not recommended.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

No Insecticides are registered for herbs. Use insecticidal soaps or biological controls.