Compact, strongly aromatic shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves obovate, about 5 mm long, 3 mm wide, thick, entire, long-hairy. Flowers axillary, towards the tips of the branches. Corolla 1-1.5 cm long, white, mottled with red or violet; summer to autumn.
NSW, Vic, Tas
Source: (2002). Origanum. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
Leaves with golden margins, a few gold over most of the surface. Originated c. 1976.