Summer savory is a member of the Satureja family. Its botanical name is Satureja hortensis. The scientific name epithet hortensis means 'of the garden'.
Tender annual herb.Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Rich brilliant lavender and White. The mature flowers take a single form. Leaves usually appear in Cadmium green colour. It is an edible herb that typically grows as an annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Summer savory is known for growing with a forb-like habit to a height of approximately 61.0 cm (that's 1.98 feet in imperial). This plant tends to bloom in early summer. This plant is a great attractor for bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Summer savory is a great choice.
Summer savory is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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Keep seedbed evenly moist during germination.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Summer savory so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Summer savory so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Summer savory plants:
Savory – has a reputation for regulating the sex drive
- Winter savory to decrease it
- Summer savory to act as an aphrodisiac
Chubrica, Cimbru, Sarriette, Summer savoury, Bean herb
23 Dec 2011
Would try to grow this again in a different location, with automatic/timed watering.