English Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) Plant




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
Native Range:
Mature Height:10 – 15 inches
Mature Width:10 – 15 inches
Spacing:10 – 12 inches
Sunlight:Full Sun
Soil Type:Average
Growth Rate:Slow
Leaf Description:Tiny, aromatic
Bloom Time:Summer
Bloom Description:Lavender
Harvest Time:Summer
Drought Tolerance:Good
Special Properties:Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Culinary


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