| Common Marjoram |
| Origanum vulgare|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
| (Wild oregano)
Medicinal variety of oregano lacking true oregano's familar aroma and flavour. Used for upset stomach, headache, cough, and diarrhea. Also as gargle for mouth and throat inflammations. Handsome purple or pink flowers attract honeybees. (see Oregano).