Area of origin: Europe.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 0.20 cm, width up to 0.40 cm.
Soil type: Any, except too wet.
Hardiness: Hardy to -15°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
You will appreciate its superb small flowers, which are a shade of pale lilac and appear from June through to August. A lemony scent emanates from its leaves when rubbed together.
This thyme is used to flavour dishes. It will thrive in an aromatic herb garden, in a rockery or in tubs on your balcony.