Savory, Purple Winter (Satureja montana ssp. illyrica), packet of 20 seeds, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Evergreen perennial ground cover hardy to Zones 4 to 10
Native to Albania, growing to only 6 inches. Plant is blue-flowered, an aromatic spice, leaves turning purple in the winter. Plant prefers full sun, a dry exposure, and fast-draining soil. Sow seed on soil surface in spring, tamp in and keep moist, warm and in the light until germination. A light scarification prior to planting will improve germ rate. Space plants 1 foot apart.
20 Seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown
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This and the lemon savory are amazing additions to various dishes. Also excellent when dried and added to herbal teas.
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Beautiful blue flowers in summer, purple standing tough through winter… Guides me, inspires my inner self; awaking solace to any soul who beholds it’s grace..
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