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), Sage, Purple (Perennial) (Salvia officinalis), English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Chive, Garlic (Perennial) (Allium tuberosum), Parsley, Curly (Biennial) (Petroselinum crispum), Rosemary, Prostate (Annual) (Rosmarinus lavandulaceus)

Characteristics & Attributes

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