Satureja Montana

Satureja montana (winter savory or mountain savory), is a perennial, semi-evergreen herb in the family Lamiaceae, native to warm temperate regions of southern Europe, the Mediterranean, and Africa. It has dark green, leaves and summer flowers ranging from pale lavender, or pink to white. While the closely related plant, swmmer sovory (Satureja hortensis L.) is an annual plant.It grows to between 10 and 40 cm tall.The leathery,dark green, leaves are opposite, oval-lanceolate, (or needle-like ,1–2 cm long and 5 mm broad. The flowers appear in summer, between July and October, and range from pale lavender, or pink to white.The flowers are smaller than summer savoury flowers.