Thymus vulgaris

Thyme, English (Perennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

A small, evergreen, aromatic shrub with gray-green leaves and white to pale purple flowers that bloom in the summer months.

Height

6-12 Inches

Spread

12-16 Inches

Color

White

Interesting Notes

This herb is also considered 'Garden Thyme' and 'German Thyme'. For the Greeks, this herb represented style and elegance.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This Thyme encourages the growth of eggplant, potatoes and tomatoes. A good choice for a windowsill herb.

Good Companions

Variegated Catchfly (Silene robotii), Sage 'Berggarten' (Perennial) (Salvia officinalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Culinary
Fragrant
Crafts
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Winter
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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