Cunila origanoides Common Dittany Wildflower Potted Plants
KOO-nil-uh  or-ig-an-OY-deez

Easyliving Native Perennial Wildflowers Native Wild Flower Plants and Seeds
for Home Landscaping and Prairie Restoration

 Cunila origanoides Common Dittany photo by cj

Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
 Cunila origanoides Common Dittany picture 3.5" sq x 4" deep pot Sun to 
part Shade
May - June Lavender 8 to 16 Inches Average 
to Dry
12 to 24

 Cunila origanoides Common Dittany picture by cj   Click on picture for larger images 

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$6 each plus boxing and shipping

Cunila - From the Greek konilee, marjoram
origanoides - Resembles Origanum (Oregano

 Cunila origanoides (Common Dittany) seeds are not available at this time
Cunila origanoides Common Dittany potted plants are NOT available at this time, 
 please contact us with you zip code and number of plants for shipping costs on Cunila potted plants.

Cunila origanoides Common Dittany is a pleasantly scented member of the mint family growing only 8 to 18 inches tall with light lavender to white flowers.  Cunila origanoides Common Dittany leaves are aromatic and minty when crushed.   They can be used to make a fragrant herbal tea, 3 to 4 dried or fresh leaves are placed in a cup of boiling water with honey.  Cunila origanoides Common Dittany will be an attractive addition to your butterfly garden.   

Cunila origanoides Common Dittany seeds are very small. At first frost, a phenomenon popularly known as "frost flowers" may occur wherein watery sap which is pushed out of stem cracks near the base becomes frozen in ribbon-like, 2" projections.

Native Cunila origanoides Common Dittany plants occur naturally in open and dry rocky woods, roadsides, and borders of glades from Alabama to Texas north to Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas.  Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

The map below shows areas where native Cunila origanoides Common Dittany wild flower plants grow wild but it can be planted and will grow over most of the Midwest and eastern US.  USDA plant hardiness zones 4 to 8.  Dittany grows wild in the states listed below, it will also grow in additional areas if planted.

Cunila origanoides
 Common Dittany


North Carolina
New Jersey
New York
south Carolina
West Virginia

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The minimum seed order amount is $10, this can be a combination of different seeds.
Dittany seeds are NOT available.

subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =  

 $4.00 shipping

$20.01 - $50.00    =  

 $6.00 shipping

$50.01-$100.00    =  

 $7.50 shipping

over $100.00    =    7.5 % of subtotal


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Phone 417-469-2611 

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Native Cunila origanoides Common Dittany plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.