We are now open and accepting plant orders for summer but
we will hold off on shipments until the weather begins to cool in September
for the sake of the plants!!
  • Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Oregano De La Sierra

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The foliage is quite aromatic and is used as a spice to cook with in the SW.
$7.50
Description

Mountain Oregano

Thanks to Strictly Medicinals for providing seed of this stunning Monarda species! It can be found in the mountains of  North America, ranging from Manitoba to Texas, but it is most common in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains and American Southwest! A beautiful addition to the Monarda collection, this drought tolerant lower growing plant will flower at about a foot and a half with lovely whorls of light purple showy flowers! The foliage is quite aromatic and is used as a spice to cook with in the SW. The plant is attractive to pollinators and has been planted as a natural deterrent for Varroa Mites which can  infest Honey Bee hives. Medicinally, it has strong antiseptic, diruetic, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties. This beautiful perennial is very drought tolerant once established and will mature into a sprawling small shrub. Highly recommended addition to a sunny dry hillside, rock garden or any well drained sunny exposure. Hardy perennial Hardy to Zone 5

Latin Name Monarda fistulosa sp. menthifolia
 
 
 
 
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