« Previous Plant  |  Next Plant »

Thymus vulgaris

Thyme, English (Perennial)

  • Category: Perennial, Herbs
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:6-12 Inches
  • Spread:12-16 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

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

Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Variegated
Variegated
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Container
Crafts
Culinary
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Additional Information about Thymus vulgaris

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

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Thymus vulgaris

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