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Where to plant in my garden?

 

Great for the herb garden, rockery, pots or along paths.

Preferring well drained soil in a warm sunny spot.

Does not like competition from surrounding vegetation.

 

Flowers: May-August

Habitat: Dry grassland, heathland, sand dunes and cliffs.

Height: Up to 10cm

Growth Type: Perennial/Very small shrub

Position: Full sun

Soil Preference: Neutral to calcareous

Wild Thyme

£5.95Price
  • Thymus polytrichus

     

    5 bare root plants

     

    This fragrant perennial is an excellent bee attractor.

     

    It is the caterpillar food plant of the Large Blue Butterfly, the largest and rarest of our blue butterflies. 

     

    It is also the food plant of many moth species, which includes the Tawny Wave, Thyme Pug Moth, Annulet, Ashworth’s Rustic and Transparent Burnet Moths.

     

    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.