Oregano is related to the herb marjoram, sometimes being referred to as wild marjoram. Oregano has purple flowers and spade-shaped, olive-green leaves. It is a perennial, although it is grown as an annual in colder climates.
An easy-to-grow, hardy perennial herb perfect for adding a delicious Mediterranean flavour to dishes, this vigorous plant produces masses of fresh leaves which can be used all summer long, simply pick and use whenever required and enjoy their fabulous freshly-picked flavour. Ideal for pasta sauces, summer marinades and cheese dishes.