Botanical name: Origanum syriacum
Originally from the Middle East, Origanum syriacum is a perennial shrub species by development and strongly aromatic foliage.
"Za'atar" is not only the common name for the plant is usually called, but a mixture of minced dried herbs, including own Origanum syriacum, widely used in the Middle East to flavor a variety of dishes.
The aroma of Origanum syriacum is reminiscent of Origanum vulgare and lends itself well to flavor soups, sauces, meat, bread, vegetables and meat.
The summer bloom is white or light pink.