Satureja thymbra, Pink Savory, blooming in garden.

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Pink Savory is a rare member of the genus Satureja which it shares with its more well known "cousins" Winter Savory and Summer Savory. It is a strong culinary herb with overtones of oregano and thyme. Sometimes incorrectly referred to as Zatar, it is actually one of several herbs that can make up the Middle Eastern spice blend known as Zatar. The other components of Zatar can include, but are not limited to, Syrian Oregano and Conehead Thyme. Pink Savory may be used in any recipe calling for savory. The outcome will be slightly different but quite pleasing.

Pink Savory likes a warm, dry location. The bush above is about five years old and measures about two feet across and about a foot high. It is covered in pink flowers from early May until mid June. The flowers can also be used as a spicy garnish.

 

Cultural Information

Height: 1 Foot 

Hardiness: Perennial
in Zones 7-11

Flower Color: Pink 

Characteristics: Full Sun

Uses: Culinary, Ornamental

Organic Pink Savory Plant

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