80-90 days. Perennial Strongest flavor of all oregano, plants are very hardy when established,and offers the best, most pungently-flavored leaves for cooking. Wonderful wild aroma in the garden with their tiny white and pink flowers.Can be used fresh or dried,in tomato sauces,marinades or pizza. Germination may be slow.Direct sow in late spring into warm soil or raise transplants. Height 45 cm/18 inches. Companion Plants: Most garden plants. Enhances most vegetables.