Position

Sun exposure:
Full sun
Aspect:
South facing, west facing
Position in border:
Front

Soil

Chalky / Alkaline / Well Drained / Light / Sandy

Oreganum 'Rosenkuppel' is a compact ornamental herb, bearing slender stems of aromatic, purple-flushed foliage, and tubular purple flowers with reddish-purple bracts. It's perfect for growing in containers on a sunny patio, used to edge paths and in gravel gardens.

For best results, grow in free-draining soil in full sun. Unlike other oregano varieties, Oreganum 'Rosenkuppel' is not edible.

Plant calendar

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Sowyesyes
Plantyesyes
Flowersyesyes
Divideyes
Harvestyesyesyesyes

Origanum ‘Rosenkuppel’ and wildlife

Origanum ‘Rosenkuppel’ is known for attracting bees and butterflies/moths. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Is known to attract Bees
Bees
Is not known to attract Beneficial insects
Beneficial insects
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is known to attract Butterflies/​Moths
Butterflies/​Moths
Is not known to attract Other pollinators
Other pollinators

Is Origanum ‘Rosenkuppel’ poisonous?

Origanum ‘Rosenkuppel’ can be toxic.

Toxic to:
Is known to attract Cats
Cats
Is known to attract Dogs
Dogs
No reported toxicity to:
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Horses
Horses
Is not known to attract Livestock
Livestock
Is not known to attract People
People
Plants that go well with Origanum 'Rosenkuppel'