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Thymus Vulgaris

Botanical Name:

Thymus vulgaris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herbs, Shrubs, Shrub, Edible, Ground Cover, Herb, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial, Small subshrub to 0.3 m tall with stems pubescent all round

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Flower

Small white to purple flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. Tubular petals and protruding stamens occur on the racemes. Flowers are zygomorphic, bilaterally symmetrical.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Thymus - Thymes

Genus

Thymus

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