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Micromeria (Hardy Mountain Thyme)

Micromeria are strongly scented plants close to Thyme and widely used in the Mediterranean cookery and for the extraction of essential oils. Perennial, semi-woody sub shrubs with small pinnate to oval small leaves and small white to rose flowers. For any well drained, rocky soil in a protected spot in full sun.
Sow the tiny, almost dust like seeds on any well drained substrate. Do not cover seeds with soil. Keep pots in a sheltered, sunny spot and always water from beneath.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6 to 7.
30 seeds per package.
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Micromeria fruticosus ssp. fruticosus

Micromeria fruticosus ssp. fruticosus

30 (70), Arabian or Lebanese Thyme is a an almost winter hardy, tall woody species with small, thyme or oregano like leaves, densely covered with silvery white hairs and a pleasant, very strong menthol-like fragrance. Used for the extraction of essential oil. Small pale lavender blue flowers in a terminal cluster. Native of rocky, open sites from Southern Spain to the Eeastern Mediterranean. Plant in any well drained, rocky soil in a sunny and protected spot. In colder climated preferably grow in pots under frostfree conditions. Keep plants drier in winter at a minimum of some 5°C in full sun. VI-X.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2660 € 4,99
Micromeria juliana

Micromeria juliana

10 (15), a small perennial winter hardy species with pine-fragrant, narrow, greyish-green leaves and small rose flower racemes. From open rocky sites throughout the Mediterranean region. For any rich, very well drained soil in a protected spot in full sun. Excellent plant for the rock garden. VII-VIII.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8073 € 5,99
Micromeria thymifolia (Balkan Mint)

Micromeria thymifolia (Balkan Mint)

20 (30), Balkan Mint is a perennial winter hardy species with mint-fragrant, narrow, dark green, slightly glossy leaves and upright racemes with numerous small white flowers. Leaves may be used for the preparation of herbal teas. From open sites in Hungary and the Balkan region. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-IX.
30 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8072 € 4,99