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Satureja hortensis - Annual , A much-underappreciated Annual Herb - Native to the Med, Used in early Rome where it was thought to be a powerful aphrodisiac. Grown near bee-hives for its fragrant lilac tubular flowers which bloom from July to Sept. It grows to around 30 to 60 cm (0.98 to 1.97 ft) & has very slender, bronze-green sweet aromatic leaves.. As it has a natural affinity to beans its used in cooking & helps fight flatulence, Ht: 20 in.. A characteristic ingredient of herbes de Provence, Widely used as a seasoning for grilled meats & barbecues, as well as stews & sauces. , Seed Count Approx - 800 avg,.......... Seeds sent outside the United Kingdom may incur Higher Shipping / Handling Charges