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Origanum vulgare 'Aureum'
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common name: Golden marjoram
perennial, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Golden-yellow form making a low growing, dense mat. The strongly aromatic leaves become greener as the year progresses . Sparsely produced small mauve flowers in summer.
Well drained soil in full sun. Drought tolerant.
From basal cuttings or by division.
Culinary herb with a mild flavour.