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Thymus vulgaris

For sale by Julie Norfolk

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0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Thymus vulgaris

Common names

Garden thyme, Thyme


Thymus vulgaris (Garden thyme). This species produces very aromatic leaves, and grows to about 30cm high. The flowers are white to pale purple and are produced in late spring to late summer. The leaves are tiny and mid-green.


They are fully to marginally frost hardy. You should plant them out from early autumn through to early spring in a sunny site with moist, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Border, ground cover, containers

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Thymus vulgaris | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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