Thymus 'Silver Posie'
The daintiest thyme of all - with tiny silver and white leaves on wiry stalks and pale-pink flowers - too good for the herb garden alone
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained neutral to alkaline soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast
- Flowering period: May and June
- Flower colour: bright purple to white
- Other features: the aromatic leaves are a useful ingredient in bouquet garni, stuffings and sauces; highly attractive to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Bright purple to white flowers in late spring and early summer and wonderful, white-margined, aromatic, grey-green leaves. This bushy, creeping thyme is an excellent ground cover plant. Perfect for a sunny rock garden or for edging paths and borders, the aromatic leaves are useful for making bouquet garni, stuffings and sauces.
- Garden care: After flowering cut back hard using garden shears to retain a neat compact shape. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring
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Q:Please advise me whether pot grown thyme is in a peat base compost or a soil based pot.Asked on 8/13/2013 by Ardy from North Wales
On the Nursery we use a reduced peat compost, but we are very keen to eventually be peat free. We have been running trials trying to find good alternatives to peat, but this is ongoing.
Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that this Thymus will be in a peat free compost as although we do grow a lot of plants on the Nursery, we also buy in from other suppliers who may use peat in the mix.
Sorry we can't be more help this timeAnswered on 8/14/2013 by Georgina from Crocus
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