Thyme

Thymus vulgaris 'Silver Posie'

Thyme - Thymus vulgaris  'Silver Posie'

Common Name: Thyme
Genus: Thymus
Species: vulgaris
Cultivar: 'Silver Posie'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Spread: 0.45 m (45 cm)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained neutral to alkaline soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Flower colour: bright purple to white
  • Other features: the aromatic leaves are a useful ingredient in bouquet garni stuffings and sauces; highly attractive to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Bright purple to white flowers in late spring and early summer and wonderful white-margined aromatic grey-green leaves. This bushy creeping thyme is an excellent ground cover plant. Perfect for a sunny rock garden or for edging paths and borders the aromatic leaves are useful for making bouquet garni stuffings and sauces.

  • Garden care: After flowering cut back hard using garden shears to retain a neat compact shape. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring


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