85 to 100 days. Another winner of 2015 AAS honors due to its unique differences from the typical Greek oreganos. These seeds are organic, yielding a mildly spicy, peppermint-like coolness that’s perfect for Mediterranean dishes, soups, sauces and roasted vegetables. Compact, trailing plant grows to 12- in., with lovely, silver-gray foliage to give it both a culinary and ornamental dimension. Ideal as a container plant, a ground cover or in the border. Dried leaves make a wonderful dried spice. Perennial. Direct sow anytime from spring through summer.