Exposure: full sun to pt shade
Blooming Season: grown for its foliage; as with coleus, best to remove blooms to keep plant bushy and focused on foliage production
Characteristics: variegated, fragrant foliage; very heat- and drought-tolerant Uses: beds and borders, mixed containers
Cuban Oregano combines sturdiness, reliability and beauty with a versatility that brightens up any mixed planting. Stems can be a little brittle but that doesn’t seem to be a problem; if a stem breaks off, it just acts as a pinch and a fuller plant results.