Creeping Savory

Satureja spicigera

Tiny, white, profuse flowers bloom in late Summer. Bright green needle-like leaves appear on flattened branches. A native culinary herb of Sardinia, this plant is used for savory dishes, especially of fish and beans. Has a peppery flavour, much stronger than summer savory. The flower is also edible and it is a fabulous bee plant! Perfect for rock gardens.

Water: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Profusely flowering sub-shrub to 8” tall and spreading to 16” wide

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Plant prefers a dry, warm, rocky exposure, can thrive in poor soil

Origin: Turkey, Iran, Caucasus Mountains

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Creeping Savory