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Thymus vulgaris 'Silver Posie'
Common Name: Thyme Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

This is a variegated form of the traditional culinary thyme with a pure whtie margin around each leaf. The foliage takes on a burgundy cast in cool weather. Tiny, lavender pink blossoms are attractive to bees. This upright thyme is essentially a woody, low-growing shrub. It is evergreen and brings its wonderful scent to the ornamental or herb garden. It is also great in containers.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourPurple
Height4-8" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread8-12" FragranceYes
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Good Fall Colour
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness5 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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