Thyme – Orange Scented

Thyme – Orange Scented

Orange Thyme has gray-green oval shaped leaves that are slightly pointed on long, wiry, square stems.  Blooms appear in early summer.  They are tubular and usually white to light pink and grow in clusters.  When the leaves are crushed they produce an orangey-balsam scent and flavor.

Spacing: Plant 6” to 9” apart.

Height: Grows 2” to 4” tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Thyme is very nice looking as well as tasty.    Use Thyme on fish or roasted veggies, in soups and stews and even in marmalades.

Tips: Avoid over-watering as this plant do well in perpetually wet soil. Drought tolerant.  Attracts bees, butterflies and birds.

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

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