Pygmy Savory

Satureja spinosa

Thousands of tiny white flowers adorn this sweet garden herb. Aromatic leaves taste much like thyme and are used as a culinary herb. Flowers produce ample nectar loved by pollinators. Pygmy savory is excellent for the rock gardens, growing on walls, or in ceramic pots on a patio or doorstep.

Water: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Evergreen perennial to 6” tall

Light: Full Sun

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

Origin: The Southern Aegean, growing from 4,000 to 7,000' above sea level

Pygmy Savory