Thymus vulgaris: Thyme, Garden Thyme
Thymus vulgaris is a herbaceous, perennial, evergreen plant that reaches a height of 30-45 cm. and Originates from the western Mediterranean. It has woody stems and small, narrow, pointed leaves.
Thyme ‘s flowers are purple or pink.
It blooms in early summer to late summer.
It grows easily in light, loamy texture, dry to moderate, well-drained soils.
In high humidity the plants rot.
Thyme can withstand drought.
The leaves (and flowers) are very fragrant.
Thymus vulgaris is being used in cooking fresh or dried.
Attractive to bees plant
In gardening: in gardens, in rock gardens, in pots.