Oregano Country Cream Herb Plant
About Oregano Country Cream: Country Cream is an aromatic, evergreen, prostrate, trailing Oregano with white or pink flowers during summer. Its greyish green leaves are edged with cream which look very nice trailing over the edge of a pot. The flavour isn't quite as strong as regular Oregano making this a milder option.
Grows to a height of between 10-20cm and spreads about 25cm.
Origanum vulgare 'Country Cream'
About the Oregano 'Family': Oregano is a member of the Lamiaceae family native to temperate regions of Western and Southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. They are perennial herbs which usually have pink or purple flowers and olive green foliage. Grown mostly for the culinary use of its leaves which are slightly unusual in that they can often have more flavour when dried rather than fresh. They have a strong, aromatic and slightly bitter flavour which can sometimes be strong enough to numb the tongue. It's a herb most widely used in Italian cuisine even sometimes being known as "the pizza herb". It combines well with spicy foods and is used to add flavour to salads, meat dishes and sauces or sprinkled on dishes when served.