Thyme – Summer

Thyme – Summer

Description: This low-growing hardy perennial with gray leaves and lavender blooms is a must in the herb garden. Thyme not only tastes great, but it can help to alleviate cold symptoms, too. Not just an herb, Thyme makes an attractive edging plant with its woody stems and oval leaves and can add interest to a rock garden as well. Use in tea or add flavor to meats, stews, soups, tomatoes, cheese, eggs, rice, stuffing, vinegars, or oils.

Spacing: Plant 6” to 12” apart.

Height: Grows 4” to 12” tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Thyme is very hardy and can survive freezing temperatures.  Avoid over-watering as this plant do well in perpetually wet soil. Drought tolerant.  Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

Tips: Avoid over-watering as this plant does not flourish in standing water.

Uses: Culinary Herb, Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Rock Gardens

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