University of Rhode Island

Thymus sp.

Thyme

Small, low growing, highly fragrant perennial. Spreading habit with small dark green edible leaves. Lavender to pink flowers are very attractive to bees and other beneficial insects. Leaves used to flavor meat and vegetable dishes. Full sun, very well drained soil. Tolerates poor dry sandy soil. Mulch in winter. 12” x 12”.

Image courtesy of Missouri Botanical Plantfinder

Image courtesy of Missouri Botanical Plantfinder

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