Herbs >> Annual HerbsAnnual plants complete their life cycle in one year. Some plants that are perennial in their native lands are treated as if they were annuals in regions too cold for them to complete their life cycle.
As fast as you pick these aromatic leaves, new ones begin to grow!
Summer savory boasts a warming, peppery scent and taste. One of the essential ingredients in Herbs de Provence (along with rosemary, thyme, and oregano), summer savory is also wonderful alone to season beans, meats, and stuffings.
The plant forms single stems 4-15 inches tall that are lined with linear dark green leaves up to 4 inches long. Whorls of lilac-purple flowers appear in summer. Plant spreads 7-30 inches. Annual.