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Thymus (Thyme) including Coridothymus

Thymes belong to a broad genus from Eurasia and North Africa. They are easily cultivated ground covering perennials which make dense carpets with numerous small rose to pink flowers in summer. From several species the fresh or dried, strongly aromatic leaves are used as a spice. For any rich, well drained, rocky soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden.
Sow the very fine seeds flat on top of any rich, well drained, rocky or sandy soil. Do not cover seeds with soil. Keep pots in full sun in a protected spot outside. Transplant as soon as seedlings are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
30 seeds per package.
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Thymus baeticus (Spanish Lemon Thyme )

Thymus baeticus (Spanish Lemon Thyme )

10 (20)cm, Spanish Lemon Thyme is a perennial grouncovering species with pale rose to white flower heads and nicely aromatic leaves with an unusual lemon-minty flavor. It is native of dryish, rocky spots in southwestern Spain. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 6209 € 4,99
Thymus capitatus (Conehead Thyme)

Thymus capitatus (Conehead Thyme)

30 (45)cm, Conehead Thyme, Persian Hyssop or Spanish Oregano (syn. Coridothymus capitatus, syn. Thymbra capitata) is a small woody, strongly branching perennial with showy bright rose, dense flower heads above narrow, dark green, strongly aromatic leaves. It is native of dryish, rocky spots throughout the Mediterranean. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. In colder climates preferably grow in pots under frostfree conditions throughout the year. Keep plants drier in winter a minimum of some 5°C in full sun. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (ex Córdoba, Spain)6210 € 4,99*
seed package (ex Córdoba, Spain)
(ex Córdoba, Spain)
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Thymus comosus (Romanian Tufted Thyme)

Thymus comosus (Romanian Tufted Thyme)

15 (20)cm, Romanian Tufted Thyme is a rarely cultivated perennial with elongated, dense rose flower heads and nicely aromatic leaves with a lemon scent. It is native of dryish, rocky spots in mountain in central and western Romania. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package0277 € 7,99
Thymus hyemalis (Winter Thyme)

Thymus hyemalis (Winter Thyme)

25 (35)cm, Winter Thyme is a perennial, strongly branching woody species from the region of Murcia (Spain) and bears narrow stems with bluish-green and narrow, aromatic leaves and terminal clusters with small pink flowers. Leaves are traditionally used as a spice for rice dishes and olives in Spain. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. In colder regions best grown under frostfree conditions in full sun throughout the year and a winter minimum of some 10°C. II-IV.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9330 € 4,99*
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Thymus mastichina (Spanish Mastix Thyme)

Thymus mastichina (Spanish Mastix Thyme)

25 (40)cm, Spanish Mastix Thyme is a perennial species from southern Spain and has greenish-grey small leaves and greenish-white miniature flowers. The essential Mastix oil is extracted from the leaves and is used in the perfume industry. For any humus rich, very well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. An excellent plant for the rock garden. VI-VII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 6237 € 3,99*
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Thymus orospedanus (Orosped Thyme)

Thymus orospedanus (Orosped Thyme)

15 (25)cm, Orosped Thyme is a perennial species with upright hold, short woody stems with pale rose to white flowers above strongly aromatic, linear, greyish-green leaves. It is native of dryish, rocky spots in southwestern Spain. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VII-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 6207 € 4,99*
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Thymus polytrichus ssp. britannicus (Wild British Thyme)

Thymus polytrichus ssp. britannicus (Wild British Thyme)

5 (10)cm, Wild British Thyme is a mat-forming woody and evergreen perennial native of the United Kingdom. It bears numerous small pink flowers from late spring to mid summer above aromatic small oval leaves. Somtimes this species is included in the very similar Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus (Arctic Thyme). Easily cultivated in any well drained, preferably rocky or sandy soil in full sun. Excellent in the rock garden. VI-VII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package8852 € 4,99*
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Thymus pulegioides (Broad-leafed Thyme)

Thymus pulegioides (Broad-leafed Thyme)

10 (15)cm, Broad-leafed Thyme is a perennial, mat forming European species with fresh green and slightly glossy, leathery, aromatic leaves and numerous small rose flowers in dense terminal inflorescences. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. An ideal groundcovering plant for the rock garden. V-VII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package9307 € 2,99*
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Thymus serpyllum (Wild Elfin Thyme)

Thymus serpyllum (Wild Elfin Thyme)

5 (10)cm, Wild Elfin Thyme is native of sandy soils in central and southern Europe and is a very floriferous ground covering species with numerous bright rose flowers. The leaves have an unique spicy, slightly licorice-like fragrance and flavor. Easily cultivated in any well drained, preferably rocky or sandy soil in full sun. Excellent in the rock garden. VI-VII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 4678 € 2,99*
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Thymus vulgaris ssp. aestivus (Ibiza Thyme) Exclusive

Thymus vulgaris ssp. aestivus (Ibiza Thyme) Exclusive

10 (20)cm, Ibiza Thyme is a perennial subspecies with upright hold, short woody stems with white to pale rose flowers above strongly aromatic, mint and lime fragrant, linear, greyish-green leaves. It is native of dryish, rocky spots in upper regions on the island of Ibiza (Balearics, Spain). For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 7400 € 7,99
Thymus vulgaris ssp. vulgaris (Common Thyme)

Thymus vulgaris ssp. vulgaris (Common Thyme)

15 (30)cm, Common Thyme is a perennial semi-woody species from the western Mediterranean and bears upright hold stems with white to pale rose flowers above strongly aromatic, mint and lime fragrant, linear, greyish-green leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VI-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package9306 € 1,99*
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Thymus zygis (Spanish Thyme)

Thymus zygis (Spanish Thyme)

20 (30)cm, Spanish Thyme is a perennial species with upright hold, short woody stems with white flowers above strongly aromatic, linear, greyish-green leaves. It is native of dryish, rocky spots from southern Spain to Portugal. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VII-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

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seed package 6208 € 4,99
Thymus zygis ssp. gracilis (Dwarf Spanish Thyme)

Thymus zygis ssp. gracilis (Dwarf Spanish Thyme)

15 (25)cm, Dwarf Spanish Thyme is a perennial species with upright hold, short woody stems which are short in subspecies gracilis from the south-eastern parts of the Iberian peninsula. As the species it has small white flowers above strongly aromatic, linear, greyish-green leaves. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny and protected spot. Ideal for the rock garden. VII-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9572 € 4,99*
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