Scientific Name: Origanum majorana Form: Mounded
Common Name:sweet marjoram Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:LamiaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Distinctive smell, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Verticillaster, White, Pink, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Nut, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Alkaline, Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting, Fragrance, Hanging basket, Herb, Rock garden
Key ID Features:Leaves perfume scented like pine and citris, opposite, ovate-elliptic, medium gray-green, and pubescent; stems square in c.s.; flowers to 3 mm wide, white to pink.