Thymus vulgaris is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to southern Europe from the western Mediterranean to southern Italy. It is useful in the garden as groundcover, where it can be short-lived, but is easily propagated from cuttings. It is also the main source of thyme as an ingredient in cooking and as an herbal medicine. It is slightly spicier than Oregano and sweeter than sage.
|Growing Zones:||4 – 10|
|Mature Height:||10 – 15 inches|
|Mature Width:||10 – 15 inches|
|Spacing:||10 – 12 inches|
|Leaf Description:||Tiny, aromatic|
|Special Properties:||Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Culinary|