Called Dittany of Crete because it comes from the isle of Crete, this Oregano was imported here in the Light green rosettes will become the papery pink bracts that are shown in the flowers in this photo. These bracts make excellent dried flowers.
Weird Flowers The world is full of weird and wonderful flowers that sometimes look so strange that we find it difficult to imagine them actually growing in the wild. Some of these are unbelievably odd. - Gardening For Life
***This Spring Blooming Oriental Poppy, Papaver Orientale is a perennial flowering plant native to the Caucasus, North Eastern Turkey and Northern Iran, not the Orient as the name would seem to indicate.