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Satureja montana

Savory, Winter

Small dark green pointed leaves cover this hardy low-growing shrub. Bees love the small lilac flowers in summer. Trim after blooming to stimulate new growth. Grow as a low-clipped edging in beds or knot gardens.

Interesting Notes:
Evergreen perennial shrub that is as useful in the garden as in the kitchen. Fresh leaves flavor meats, legumes and vegetable dishes.

Growing Tips:
Full to part sun and well-drained soil. Drought tolerant and deer resistant

Height: 10-12 Inches

Spread: 16 Inches

USDA Zone: 5-9

Color: Green


  • Border or Bed
  • Culinary
  • Edging
  • Drought Tolerant

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others