Sideritis syriaca

A high altitude plant commonly known as Iron Wort, and in the Balkans, as Mountain Tea. Low growing, perennial plant  native to the Balkans where is used since ancient times as a panacea. Tea made from it’s flowering tops is very popular in Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Turkey and Albania where it is held in high esteem. An attractive perennial making a low silvery mound bearing clusters of small creamy-yellow flowers along willowy stems in summer.

Summer Flowering

A high altitude plant commonly known as Iron Wort, and in the Balkans, as Mountain Tea. Low growing, perennial plant  native to the Balkans where is used since ancient times as a panacea. Tea made from it’s flowering tops is very popular in Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Turkey and Albania where it is held in high esteem. An attractive perennial making a low silvery mound bearing clusters of small creamy-yellow flowers along willowy stems in summer.

Summer Flowering

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