Satureja montana

Common name(s): winter savory

Description: evergreen shrublet; very aromatic narrow, green foliage and white flowers in summer. Cultivated for at least 2000 years and used for culinary application and medicine amongst ancient Greeks and Romans. Reputed to benefit digestion.

Height: to 1 ft. Spread: to 18 in.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: culinary- bean dishes, soups, meats, etc., medicine, ornamental- low hedges

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below