An uncommon savory
Native to the Middle East (Iran, Turkey, Caucasus) Satureja alternipilosa is a perennial savory which produces a profusion of little white flowers with purple anthers from the end of August until October.
Aroma of Provençal herbs. Grow in the sun in ordinary soil, which can be poor and dry. Hardy.
Height: 20 cm. Planting distance: 50 cm
« With its abundant flowering and faultless foliage all year round, this little ground cover is great to decorate paving or for Mediterranean borders together with thyme, oregano and sedum. Satureja alternipilosa is a delicious culinary herb to flavour fish marinades and vinaigrettes and a great addition to many recipes. »
Synonym: Satureja repandens, Satureja spicigera
- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 6-10
- Height: 10 to 30cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Flower colour: white
- Flowering period: autumn flowers