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Sweet marjoram
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Sweet marjoram

(Origanum majorana)

Oval gray green leaves on 1- to 2-foot-tall plants. Milder and more floral than oregano. Perennial in zones 8-24; annual elsewhere.

More: All about growing sweet marjoram


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