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Common Name: Thyme
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
7 in stock
Hardiness/minimum temperature: HardyPosition/ Situation: Dry or gravel gardenSun/ Shade: SunPlanting Style: sensorySuggested Use: Growing in PotsSeason of Interest: All year roundScent: Scented LeavesFlower Colour: PurpleLeaf Colour: GreenHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Habit/Shape: BushyEvergreen: YesDrought Tolerant: YesSoil Type: dry or sandy soilSoil PH: Alkaline to NeutralBee and Butterfly: BothRHS Award of Garden Merit: YesCooking Use: Flavouring soups/ stews/ sauces
Indispensible herb for many savoury dishes. As a low growing evergreen shrub it is also useful for edging borders.
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.