Origanum vulgare var. Sicilian - Hardy perennial. 40 cms height, 25cms width. Full sun to part shade, but does best in full sun. Excellent culinary herb, can be used fresh or dried. Flowers are also edible. Has excellent flavour, used a lot in Italian cooking. White flowers, which are attractive to bees and other pollinators. Native to the Mediterranean area. Grows in most soil well drained soil types. Moderate water requirements, don’t over water. Regular harvesting or pruning during the growing season helps promote new bushy growth. Also prune in winter for new healthy spring growth. Upright growth habit. Leaves used to make a tea.