Area of origin: Western Mediterranean.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 0.3m (0,98'), width up to 0.2m ( 0,66').
Soil Type: Avoid ground that is too wet.
Hardiness: Avoid harsh winter weather. Hardy to -15°C.
Exposure: Full light.
Characteristics and Uses:
Pink flowers in June and July. The grey green foliage is commonly used in the kitchen as an essential flavouring.
This little shrub is often planted with lavender and rosemary in containers or in the garden, around swimming pools, in flowerbeds and rockeries.
List of Aromatic plants:
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)
Corsican mint (Mentha requienii), dwarf mint, ground cover, peppery smell
Lemon Thyme (Thymus citriodorus), lemon scent
Oregano 'Aureum' (Origanum vulgare 'Aureum'), extremely decorative golden foliage
Oregano 'Compactum' (Origanum vulgare 'Compactum'), compact green foliage, highly fragrant
Peppermint bergamota (Mentha piperita Citrata), lemon scent
Peppermint (Mentha piperita), peppery taste
Pineapple mint (Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'), variegated foliage, scent of apple and pineapple
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Spear Mint - Mentha Spicata
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
Wild Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum)