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Image of Origanum majorana photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Sweet Marjoram)

The aromatic foliage of this Mediterranean native has been used in regional cooking for centuries. Sweet marjoram leaves are used fresh or dried and lend a spicy, sweet, almost piney flavor that compliments vegetables, sauces and meats. Overall, the taste is milder than that of standard oregano. It is a shrubby perennial herb that’s evergreen and semi-woody in frost-free climates and deciduous in its northernmost hardiness zones. It spreads by rhizomes and can become quite aggressive if not divided...

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Environmental Horticulture Dept. University of Florida

(Sweet Marjoram)

This is a pretty, yellow-leaved version of the popular herb, sweet marjoram. It is lower growing than standard marjoram and less vigorous. Its bright foliar color tends not to fade and compliments many other colorful, compact ornamentals.

The aromatic foliage of the Mediterranean native, Origanum majorana, has been used in regional cooking for centuries. Sweet marjoram leaves are used fresh or dried and lend a spicy, sweet, almost piney flavor that compliments vegetables, sauces and...

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John Rickard

(Dwarf Sweet Marjoram)

This is a denser, more compact version of the popular herb, sweet marjoram. The aromatic foliage of this Mediterranean native has been used in regional cooking for centuries. Sweet marjoram leaves are used fresh or dried and lend a spicy, sweet, almost piney flavor that compliments vegetables, sauces and meats. Overall, the taste is milder than that of standard oregano. This shrubby perennial herb is evergreen and semi-woody in frost-free climates and deciduous in its northernmost hardiness zones....

Image of Origanum onites photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Amaracus, Cretan Oregano, Pot Marjoram, Rhigani)

If you enjoy Italian red sauces or pizza, chances are pot marjoram leaves add the spicy pungency to that zesty tomato sauce. Native to the the eastern Mediterranean, this perennial can develop rather woody lower stems and persist like a subshrub.

Bright jade green leaves cover this small mounding plant. Each leaf is oval with a heart-like base. Pot marjoram displays red hairy stems. In the latter half of summer, upright stems bear green bract clusters that resemble narrow hops or a plump grain...

Image of Origanum vulgare photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Common Oregano)

The beauty of this herb is that it is as effortless to grow as it is flavorful and culinarily useful. Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking. The tough herbaceous perennial is quite hardy and spreads vigorously via rhizomes. In fact, it can become quite weedy if not regularly maintained.

The upright stems of this clump-forming herb are lined with highly fragrant, small, oval...

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James Burghardt

(Common Oregano, Golden Common Oregano)

The golden leaves of this ornamental oregano are both pretty and flavorful. To its credit, 'Aureum' is less vigorous than standard oregano. It has a low, bushy, spreading habit, and its chartreuse leaves stay attractive all season long but may become more green as the season wains.

Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking. The tough herbaceous perennial is quite hardy and spreads...

Image of Origanum vulgare

James Burghardt

The beauty of this herb is that it is as effortless to grow as it is flavorful and culinarily useful. Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking. The tough herbaceous perennial is quite hardy and spreads vigorously via rhizomes. In fact, it can become quite weedy if not regularly maintained.

The upright stems of this clump-forming herb are lined with highly fragrant, small, oval...

Image of Origanum vulgare

Jesse Saylor

(Common Oregano, Variegated Common Oregano)

The variegated leaves of this ornamental oregano are both pretty and flavorful. Each small leaf has an irregular ivory edge and deep green center. To its credit, 'Country Cream’ is less vigorous than standard oregano. It has a low, bushy, spreading habit, and its leaves stay pretty all season long. Plants have been known to revert to green.

Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking....

Image of Origanum vulgare

James H. Schutte

(Dwarf Oregano)

This compact, spreading oregano is densely branched and ideal for rock gardens and walls as well as herb gardens. Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking. The tough herbaceous perennial is quite hardy and spreads vigorously via rhizomes. In fact, it can become quite weedy if not regularly maintained.

The upright stems of this clump-forming herb are lined with highly fragrant,...

Image of Origanum vulgare

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Common Oregano, Thumble's Oregano)

The compact, golden-leaved oregano has an upright, clump-forming habit and offers clusters of small white flowers in summer. Its flavorful leaves are great for cooking, and to its credit, 'Thumble's Variety' is less vigorous than standard oregano. It s golden green leaves stay pretty all season long but may turn to green as the season wains.

Common oregano is one of the many beloved European herbs in the mint family. Its flavor is especially prominent in southern Italian, Spanish and Greek cooking....