Wild Thyme Seed Packet 0.15g (Thymus polytrichus)(Approx 300 Seeds)

Thymus polytrichus P. An excellent rockery plant forming a red-purple mat, loved by bees. Flowers: June-Aug. Requires: Sun and well-drained soil. Height: 10cm.

£1.75

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Description

Wild Thyme is a creeping, mat-forming sub shrub, 5-10cm tall, with small dark green leaves, up to 8mm long and 4mm wide, usually fringed with minute hairs. The pale to deep purple flowers are produced in summer. A common name is mother of thyme, but “creeping thyme” and “wild thyme may be used where Thymus serpyllum, which also shares these names, is not found. This thyme has a strong scent similar to Oregano. It can be used in cuisine.