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Satureja douglasii | Pacific Nurseries

Satureja douglasii

Common Name | Yerba Buena
Popular Plant CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
CA Native
Ground Cover
Satureja douglasii is a creeping perennial herb that is so common in the SF Bay Area that was first called Yerba Buena. This easy-care, handsome plant looks great in a rock garden climbing around boulders or spreading out on a declining grade. With delicate, tiny leaves on very slender stems that creep along the ground, it roots itself as it spreads. The leaves and flowers have an amazing mint-like fragrance and are both edible. The leaves also make a great tea. It performs best in a moderately moist woodland setting where summers are cool and there is frequent environmental moisture. Clay soil is not a challenge with this great native plant and it’s deer-resistant.

Satureja douglasii

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Attracts Pollinators
Growth | 3.5-7″ High
Growth | 3′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | White
Light Water
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Low Maintenance | Costal Tolerant | Summer-dry Tolerant | Fragrant | Deer Resistant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Satureja douglasii
Sizes Grown | 1 gal

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