Thyme

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Thyme

Thymus vulgaris
Thyme
12

18 inches
18

24 inches
Mediterranean
  • Full Shade
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Evergreen
  • Flowering

About This Plant

Full or partial sun. Evergreen. A low-growing drought tolerant herb attractive to honey bees. It is commonly used in pots but can also function as an informal ground cover among stepping stones or in rock gardens. There are different varieties of thyme. French thyme is great for Central Texas.

Maintenance

Can be planted in spring in well-drained soil; avoid wet feet. Expect to prune it back severely in March and moderately in July.

Features

Plant Type:
Herb
Size:
12-18" H, 18-24" W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Shade, Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy
Wildlife:
Butterflies, Pollinators
Flower Color:
White
Bloom Time:
April, May
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

This plant goes well with

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