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Mexican Oregano (Poliomintha longiflora) Plant Profile!

We are starting to create individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Mexican Oregano (Poliomintha longiflora).

From the entry:

“Mexican Oregano: A true jack of all trades. Full sun and part shade tolerant? Check. Evergreen? Check. Drought tolerant? Check. Deer proof? Check. Edible? Yes! This amazing perennial should be in everybody’s yard! Its gets somewhat big, and looks good as a mid layer in Xeriscape flowerbeds. One of our absolute favorites that we often utilize in our xeriscape flowerbed designs.”

 

What do you think about Mexican Oregano? Do you grow it yourself? Pictures or insights to share?

“Mexican Oregano: A true jack of all trades. Full sun and part shade tolerant? Check. Evergreen? Check. Drought tolerant? Check. Deer proof? Check. Edible? Yes! This amazing perennial should be in everybody’s yard! Its gets somewhat big, and looks good as a mid layer in Xeriscape flowerbeds. One of our absolute favorites that we often utilize in our xeriscape flowerbed designs.”

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