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Thymus ‘Porlock’

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Thymus ‘Porlock’ (Thyme). An evergreen, dome-shaped perennial with small, rounded to oval, aromatic, glossy green leaves. Pink, two-lipped flowers are borne in clusters, in mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Eurasia

Interest and use

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

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

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