Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Container
Rock Garden
For Clay Soils
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Thymus vulgaris

English Thyme

Evergreen glossy leaves with bright lavender flowers exude a terrific fragrance. The most popular thyme for culinary purposes, use english thyme to flavour meats, soups and stews. Flowers attract butterflies and honeybees. Plant in a raised herb bed or on the ledge of a rock garden.

Height:

8-12 Inches

Thymus (time'-us)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Thyme

Fragrant foliage may be glossy green, felted, silver, golden or variegated and forms creeping mats of low bushy mounds. Masses of tiny flowers in shades of lavender, pink and white. Excellent bee plants.

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