Thymus 'Silver Posie'

thyme

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

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • 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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