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Common Thyme

Tiny leaves, with pretty gray-silver variegation form a cushion of foliage highlighted by dainty flowers. Makes an excellent edging plant. Thyme adds flavor to vegetables, stuffings, soups, seafood, meats and poultry.

Companion Plants


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Plant Details

  • Common name

    Common Thyme

  • Botanical name

    Thymus vulgaris

  • Variety

    Silver Posie

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    6-10" (15-25 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Mulch to reduce weeds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Chelsea C.'s collection