Winter Savory

Satureja montana

 

Growing Zones 6-8
  • Height: 6-15″
  • Width: 12-18″
  • Spacing:  12-15″
  • Bloom Time:  Late Summer
  • Location: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Water:  Average to Low

 

 

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Description

Satureja montana, called winter savory, is a low-growing, woody-stemmed, somewhat-shrubby, spreading perennial which is frequently grown in herb gardens for its stiff, linear to lance-shaped, pungent, glossy, dark green leaves (to 1″ long) which can be used fresh or dried as a seasoning in food. Tiny white-to-lilac flowers (typical mint family) appear in terminal spikes in mid to late summer. Plants typically grow 6-15″ tall.