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Purple Winter Savory   arrow

Satureja montana var. illyrica

Scientific NameSatureja montana var. illyrica
Common NamePurple Winter Savory
FamilyLamiaceae (Mint Family)
HabitPerennial Herbaceous Herb.
Evergreen Mounds
Growth FormShort, compact mounding habit of growth.
Dark green, glossy leaves.
Mature SizeHeight: 4-6″ Width: 14-18″
FlowersPurple-blue.
Blooms late in the season when many garden perennials have finished flowering.
HardinessZones 3b-8
Sun RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Sun
Water RequirementsModerate to xeric
Soil RequirementsWell drained soil
Other InfoPrune back/shear to ground in spring.
Deer resistant, Good for pollination.