Origanum vulgare hirtum (heracleoticum)
Tender, sweetly spicy leaves with excellent flavor. Adds zest to Greek, Italian and Mexican cuisine. It complements tomato dishes, beef or lamb stew, gravies, soups, salads or casseroles. Use fresh, dried or fresh frozen. Harvest before flowering.
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 8-18" tall x 12" wide
Bloom: Summer - Late Summer
Hardiness: Zone 4