Family: Lamiaceae Genus: Origanum Cultivar: 'Hot and Spicy' Common name: Oregano Hot and Spicy Type: Perennial Hardiness: Hardy Light: Full sun Soil: Well drained, preferably alkaline Height and spread: 45cm x 55cm Flower: Summer, white clusters
Slightly hairy leaves with a strong spicy flavour. A bit overpowering if raw, but lovely spicy taste when cooked. Ideal for Mexican foods and meat dishes.
Cultivation: Trim frequently to keep the plant neat.