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Satureja thymbra

Common Name:
Pink savory
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mediterranean Region
California Native?:
Plant Size:
18-24 inches
Landscape/Garden Uses:
rock gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Light pink
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
Rounded twiggy shrublet has aromatic and hairy light grey green leaves and pale pink flowers in dense heads along the branches in spring and summer. This would be a nice addition to an herb or dry garden, or any mixed planting.