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Golden Marjoram

Golden Marjoram 'Aureum' (Origanum vulgare)

The golden, crinkled, aromatic foliage of this creeping herb is just as nice for use in the landscape as it is for culinary dishes! Golden Marjoram is perfect for growing in containers on deck or indoors on a sunny windowsill. It also works well as a fragrant groundcover or as an…

Golden Marjoram

Golden Marjoram 'Westacre Gold' (Origanum vulgare aureum)

The same flavorful plant as standard Oregano, but a more ornamental selection. The golden-tipped, aromatic foliage is just as well-suited to a flower garden as the vegetable patch. Adds great color and contrast when planted among bright flowers.

Golden Oregano

Golden Oregano 'Aureum' (Origanum vulgare)

Versatile selection with golden, crinkled, aromatic foliage. Golden Oregano is perfect for growing in containers on a deck or indoors on a sunny windowsill. Its low, creeping habit creates a fragrant groundcover. Excellent for planting in the foreground of a border, or trailing from…

Greek Oregano

Greek Oregano (Origanum heracleoticum)

The intense peppery-flavored leaves of this compact perennial herb are superb for adding an unforgettable taste to Greek, Italian and Mexican cuisine. This selection is very nice for growing in containers on patios or decks where its intoxicating aroma can be enjoyed. It also makes a…

Greek Oregano

Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum)

The intense peppery-flavored leaves of this compact perennial herb are superb for adding an unforgettable taste to Greek, Italian and Mexican cuisine. This selection is very nice for growing in containers on patios or decks where its intoxicating aroma can be enjoyed. It also makes a…

Hopflower Oregano

Hopflower Oregano (Origanum libanoticum)

A striking variation on standard Oregano. Produces lush layers of flower bracts that resemble hop flowers. Grown mainly as an ornamental. The foliage is fragrant but the taste is not as appealing as the traditional culinary forms of Oregano. This plant looks lovely spilling over the…

Italian Oregano, Hardy Marjoram

Italian Oregano, Hardy Marjoram (Origanum x majoricum)

Versatile selection with heart-shaped and pleasantly scented foliage. Tiny, white to pale pink flowers appear in late summer. Oregano plants tend to become woody and bitter around the time they start to flower. The flowers can be harvested but overall it may be best to cut the plant…

Italian Oregano

Italian Oregano (Origanum onites)

Italian Oregano is native to the Mediterranean region where it is popular for flavoring meat and fish dishes. The pleasantly scented leaves and flowers are also nice for drying and adding to potpourri and herb pillows. Try adding fresh leaves to marinades or using them as a homemade…

Marjoram

Marjoram 'Compactum' (Origanum vulgare)

This delightful selection forms a tight mat of foliage and makes a very nice aromatic groundcover. The foliage is also lovely spilling over the edge of containers and hanging baskets. Snip fresh leaves and add them to meat or tomatoes dishes to add flavor. Try mixing some fresh…

Marjoram

Marjoram 'Variegatum' (Origanum vulgare)

The same flavorful plant as standard Oregano, just a more ornamental selection! This delightful selection forms a tight mat of gold-tipped foliage and makes a very nice aromatic groundcover. The foliage is also lovely spilling over the edge of containers and hanging baskets. Snip…