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Image of Thymus

James H. Schutte

(Thyme)

Doone Valley thyme is a mat-forming evergreen perennial grown for its ornamental and culinary value. In summer, short spikes of lavender-pink flowers with reddish buds emerge from carpets of aromatic olive-green, yellow-spotted leaves.

Native to dry grasslands of Europe and Asia, most thymes prefer full sun to partial shade and well-drained neutral to alkaline soil. Cut 'Doone Valley' back hard in early spring and trim lightly after flowering to retain its compact shape. Thyme leaves may be used...

(Silver Thyme, Thyme)

Well-established in English gardens well before the mid-Sixteenth Century, common thyme is a versatile herb and only one of the approximately 350 species of genus Thymus. The exact origin most thymes is uncertain because these valued medicinal and culinary herbs have been moved by man for so long and tend to establish themselves where planted. Generally speaking, they exist in the drier climates of Europe and Asia.

Thyme plants are semi-woody perennials that are low-growing. Most...

Image of Thymus herba-barona photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Caraway Thyme)

Well-established in English gardens well before the mid-Sixteenth Century, common thyme is a versatile herb and only one of the approximately 350 species of genus Thymus. The exact origin most thymes is uncertain because these valued medicinal and culinary herbs have been moved by man for so long and tend to establish themselves where planted. Generally speaking, they exist in the drier climates of Europe and Asia.

Thyme plants are semi-woody perennials that are low-growing. Most...

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Mark A. Miller

(Linear-leaf Lilac Thyme, Thyme)

Well-established in English gardens well before the mid-Sixteenth Century, common thyme is a versatile herb and only one of the approximately 350 species of genus Thymus. The exact origin most thymes is uncertain because these valued medicinal and culinary herbs have been moved by man for so long and tend to establish themselves where planted. Generally speaking, they exist in the drier climates of Europe and Asia.

Thyme plants are semi-woody perennials that are low-growing. Most...

Image of Thymus

Mark A. Miller

(Long-leaf Gray Thyme, Thyme)

Well-established in English gardens well before the mid-Sixteenth Century, common thyme is a versatile herb and only one of the approximately 350 species of genus Thymus. The exact origin most thymes is uncertain because these valued medicinal and culinary herbs have been moved by man for so long and tend to establish themselves where planted. Generally speaking, they exist in the drier climates of Europe and Asia.

Thyme plants are semi-woody perennials that are low-growing. Most...

Image of Thymus membranaceus photo by: Mark A. Miller

Mark A. Miller

(Thyme)

Well-established in English gardens well before the mid-Sixteenth Century, common thyme is a versatile herb and only one of the approximately 350 species of genus Thymus. The exact origin most thymes is uncertain because these valued medicinal and culinary herbs have been moved by man for so long and tend to establish themselves where planted. Generally speaking, they exist in the drier climates of Europe and Asia.

Thyme plants are semi-woody perennials that are low-growing. Most...

Image of Thymus praecox photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Creeping Thyme, Mother-of-Thyme)

Like most thyme species, this European native creeper is both culinarily delicious and ornamental. Creeping thyme is a low-growing, evergreen to semi-evergreen, mat-forming, subshrub grown for its fragrant herbal leaves and spring or summer display of lavender purple flowers. Many variants of this Mediterranean native are in cultivation, including white-flowered and dwarf cultivars.

Tiny, green leaves line the dense, twiggy stems of creeping thyme. In Mediterranean climates they are fully evergreen...

Image of Thymus praecox

James H. Schutte

(Creeping Thyme)

Like most thyme species, this European native creeper is both culinarily delicious and ornamental. Creeping thyme is a low-growing, evergreen to semi-evergreen, mat-forming, subshrub grown for its fragrant herbal leaves and spring or summer display of white flowers.

Tiny, green leaves line the dense, twiggy stems of creeping thyme. In Mediterranean climates they are fully evergreen but may prove to be semi-evergreen in colder zones. Springtime brings a wealth of fragrant flower clusters that...

Image of Thymus praecox var. arcticus photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Creeping Thyme)

Mother-of-thyme is an evergreen mat-forming subshrub grown for its fragrant leaves and its summer display of pinkish purple flowers. They are deep purple in bud, giving the plant a bicolor look.

Plant this Mediterranean native in light, well-drained soil in full sun. Thymes are easy-going, drought-tolerant plants with minimal maintenance requirements. Cut back established plants in early spring to keep them compact and trim them lightly after flowering. Mother-of-thyme attracts bees. It is often...

Image of Thymus praecox var. arcticus

Mark A. Miller

(Creeping Thyme)

Creeping thyme is an evergreen mat-forming subshrub grown for its fragrant leaves and its summer blooms. One of many cultivars of this Mediterranean native, 'Coccineus' bears short spikes of crimson-pink flowers.

Plant creeping thyme in light, well-drained soil in full sun. Thymes are easy-going, drought-tolerant plants with minimal maintenance requirements. Cut back established plants in early spring to keep them compact and trim them lightly after flowering. Creeping thyme attracts bees. It...