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Thyme

Thymus carnosus

Thymus carnosus by Dag Terje Filip Endresen (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Thyme Overview

This is a perennial, woody, upright herb growing to 40cm. The clustered leaves are ovate, pale to grey green and fleshy, and the ovate bracts are green. The corymbs of flowers are white, pink and purple.

How to propagate Thyme

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the summer.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Thyme

Useful for growing on banks and in rock gardens, troughs and paving.

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