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Satureja montana

Winter Savory

Plant Type:

ARID LAND PLANTS

Satureja montana - Winter Savory is a sub-shrubby perennial herb that is perfectly at home in well-drained scrabble in a xeric condition. Winter Savory is a densely mounding evergreen with small dark green leaves which turn maroon when cold seasonal temperatures settle. It has a long bloom season, mid to late summer, and the flowers are beloved by bees. The packed lavender-pink flowers loosely remind me of clustered mint flowers with which it is related (Lamiaceae). But fear not - this is a well-behaved plant that stays in place. Carole Miller from Topmost Herb Farm in Coventry, CT tells us that Winter Savory is excellent when used in most any bean dish. Superb in impoverished conditions plant Satureja montana in sharply draining soil sited in full, blazing sun. We cut ours back every couple of years to maintain a tidier compact plant. Cutting grown.


Height:

12-18 In

Spread:

20 In

Colors:

Lavender Pink
Item Description Price  
SATURMO Satureja montana (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $10.00


Characteristics and Attributes for Satureja montana

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer / Autumn

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Four Seasons

Autumn Interest

  • Autumn Leaf Color

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Rock Garden
  • Border
  • Medicinal / Herbal
  • Labyrinth
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Knot Garden
  • Bank
  • Edging
  • Evergreen
  • Foundation
  • Specimen

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Soil

  • Impoverished
  • Average
  • Scrabbled
  • Draining

Origins

  • Argentina

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown