Thymus vulgaris 'Argenteus'

Silver Edge Thyme (Perennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Fragrant, variegated foliage with lemony flavor is an excellent choice with multiple uses. Serves as a wonderful groundcover, culinary flavoring, containers and medicinal uses. Pale purple blooms in summer.

Height

6-8 in

Spread

10-12 in

Bloom Time

summer

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Very drought tolerant, plant in well-drained soil with full sun.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Woolly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum cistaceum), Purple Sage/Salvia officinalis (Perennial) (Sage, Purple ), English Lavender/Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender ), Garlic Chives/Allium tuberosum (Perennial) (Chives, Garlic ), Curley Parsley/Petroselinum crispum (Biennial) (Parsley, Curley ), Prostate Rosemary/Rosmarinus lavandulace (Annual) (Rosemary, Prostate )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Ground Cover
Crafts
Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Containers
Culinary
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Variegated
Green & White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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