Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Genus||Origanum||Aromotic herbs including marjoram and oregano|
About plant names...
Golden oregano is a cultivated variety of oregano for use as an ornamental ground
cover. It is not found in the wild.
Identification: This low herb rarely is 6-12" (15-30 cm) in
height, spreading slowly to 18-24" (45-60 cm) around,
with yellow-green leaves ½-1" (1.3-2.5 cm) in size. Flowers are small, pink, lavender, or purple.
Edibility: This is an edible oregano cultivar.
Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ on Perennials.com
Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ at the Fine Gardening Plant Guide
Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ on www.malmborgsinc.com
Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 33 × 22" (82 × 55 cm)
Range: Zones 4-8:
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