Oregano is a hardy perennial that is native to Europe and Asia. It can form a spreading mat in the garden. The light pink flowers attract honey bees and many types of wild bees. Prefers full sun and is heat and drought drought tolerant. Can be grown in containers indoors as well as outside. Culinary uses: Mediterranean dishes; tomato-based sauces, eggs, gravies, pasta, vegetables, meat, fish and seafood.