Origanum vulgare


This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown

A memorable image of 2003:

Gatekeeper on Marjoram

Gatekeeper. July 28.


Marjoram has attracted the Gatekeeper butterfly every year since I've grown it, and sometimes Meadow Browns too.

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Plant Type: hardy perennial herb (culinary uses)

Flowers in July

Height: 60cm
Spread: 30cm

Divide in Spring

Golden varieties may prefer partial shade; others may be best in full sun

This page last updated April 18, 2004