The grey foliage is densely covered in fine white hairs giving it a wooly appearance. Foliage has very little fragrance and is not suitable for culinary use but attractive foliage and tiny pink flowers make for an excellent ornamental herb. Height 3″.
Thymus attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Prefers fertile, average to dry, alkaline to neutral well drained soil. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerant of air pollution and poor soils. Intolerant of wet soils . Deer resistant.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time(s): June-July