Purple winter savory

Satureja montana subsp. illyrica

Purple winter savory, Satureja montana v. illyrica, Plant Select
Purple-blue flowered, prostrate form of the popular garden herb. Trim evergreen mounds covered with showy flowers late in the season. Perennial. Xeriscape. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Appreciates well-drained soil. Shear after blooming to improve the overall appearance of the plant.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 4-6 inches
Width 14-18 inches
Flowering Season August to October
Flower Color Blue
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 3b-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2007
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back/shear to ground in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. Can be long lived perennial if growing conditions are correct.
Elevation Guide Up to 8150 ft.