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Satureja hortensis /Summer Savory

Satureja hortensis  / Satureja hortensis
Foliage and flowers
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Foliage and flowers

Three tiered flowers

A low growing annual herb

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Scientific Name: Satureja hortensis
Common Name: Summer Savory
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: Leaves of this herb are used in cooking meats, particularly prok products, and in boiling dry peans and peas. Savory is also used to enhance poultry stuffing, soups, stews, and fish Used as a garnish substitute when parsley not available.