Micromeria (Canary Islands' and Mediterranean Mountain Thyme)

Canary Islands' and Mediterranean Mountain Thymes are strongly scented plants close to real thyme (Thymus spp.) and widely used in famous Canary and Mediterranean dishes. All make small, woody perennial sub shrubs with usually pinnate and highly aromatic leaves and small white to rose colored flowers. For any well drained, rocky soil in full sun to partial shade. Keep Canary species frostfree, very sunny and slightly drier in a frostfree spot at a minimum of some 5°C. Plant winter hardy Mediterranean Micromeria species in any rich, well drained soil in a protected and sunny spot.
Sow tiny, almost dust like seeds on any well drained substrate. Do not cover seeds with soil. Keep pots in a sunny spot and water only irregularly from beneath.
All are USDA Climate Zone 9/10 unless otherwise stated.
30 seeds per package.
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Micromeria benthamii (Bentham's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

Micromeria benthamii (Bentham's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

20 (30)cm, Bentham's Mountain Thyme is a woody, perennial herb with upright stems densely packed in narrow, grayish green leaves with a very strong menthol-lime fragrance and small rose to lilac flowers. Native of sun exposed, rocky sites in central Gran Canaria. Keep always very sunny with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 7°C. V-VII.

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seed package 3278 € 4,99
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Micromeria biflora (Lemon Savory)

Micromeria biflora (Lemon Savory)

15 (20), Lemon Savory is a perennial species from South Africa and makes erect shoots with small rose flowers and fine oval leaves which are intensively lemon scented. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier and frostfree at a minimum of some 10°C. IV-IX.

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seed package9154 € 3,90
Micromeria bolleana (Boll's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

Micromeria bolleana (Boll's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

10 (20)cm, Boll's Mountain Thyme is a perennial with narrow, finely haired grayish-green leaves with a strong thyme fragrance and numerous white to pale rose flowers. Native of sunny spots in open grounds in the southeast of La Gomera. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VI-VIII.

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seed package 4687 € 4,99*
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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.

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seed package 2660 € 4,99
Micromeria helianthemifolia ssp. helianthemifolia Exclusive

Micromeria helianthemifolia ssp. helianthemifolia Exclusive

25 (40)cm, very rare woody sub shrub found on few rocky sites growing in partial shade in central Gran Canaria. Makes oval, quite large, fragrant leaves and most ornamental, unusually large, bright rose flowers in dense terminal spikes in summer. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Keep cooler with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 10°C.

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seed package (ex Bco. de Arguineguín)3434 € 4,99*
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seed package (ex Bco. de Ayaugaures)5158 € 4,99
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Micromeria herphyllomorpha Exclusive

Micromeria herphyllomorpha Exclusive

20 (100)cm, woody sub shrub found all over the island of La Palma, from the dryish South in the Fuencaliente region as well as cooler spots in the pine forest. Has needle-like, dark green to fresh green foliage which shows a typical, very aromatic lemon-pine fragrance. Branches are densely covered with light rose flowers from autumn to late spring. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Keep cooler with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 10°C.

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seed package 3036 € 4,99
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Micromeria hyssopifolia Exclusive

Micromeria hyssopifolia Exclusive

15 (30)cm, a perennial with small narrow, leaves with a strong thyme fragrance and numerous white flowers. Native of sunny spots in the pine forest zone in the south of Tenerife. For any humus rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VI-VIII.

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seed package (ex El Hierro)5142 € 4,99
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(ex El Hierro)
seed package (ex Tenerife)4696 € 4,99*
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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.

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Micromeria lachnophylla Exclusive

Micromeria lachnophylla Exclusive

15 (25)cm, a perennial with narrow leaves with a strong thyme fragrance on upright stems covered with numerous white to pale rose flowers. Native of sunny spots in open grounds in the subalpine region in the Cañadas crater on Tenerife. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C.

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Micromeria lanata (Woolly Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

Micromeria lanata (Woolly Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

10 (15)cm, Woolly Mountain Thyme is an ornamental cushion plant with compact heads of densely white-wooly foliage with a very strong menthol-like fragrance and small white to light rose flowers. Native of sun exposed, rocky sites in central Gran Canaria. Keep always very sunny with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 7°C. V-VII.

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seed package 3277 € 4,99*
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Micromeria lepida Exclusive

Micromeria lepida Exclusive

10 (20)cm, a perennial with narrow, finely haired grayish-green leaves with a strong thyme fragrance and numerous white to pale rose flowers. Native of sunny spots in open grounds in the southeast of La Gomera. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C. VI-VIII.

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Micromeria linkii (Link's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

Micromeria linkii (Link's Mountain Thyme) Exclusive

25 (40)cm, Link's Mountain Thyme upright growing, woody stems with narrow, whitish-gray leaves with a strong pine-lemon fragrance and small white flowers. Native of sunny, rocky sites in northern to central Gran Canaria. Keep always very sunny with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 7°C. V-VII.

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seed package 3276 € 4,99*
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Micromeria nervosa Exclusive

Micromeria nervosa Exclusive

20 (30)cm, a semi-woody dwarf, slightly aromatic shrub with small leaves and numerous rose flowers on upright hold branches. Native of rocky soils in sunny spots in the eastern Mediterranean. For any rich, well drained substrate in pots. Not reliably winter hardy, keep plants drier in winter in full sun at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.

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seed package (ex Kato Archimandrita, Cyprus)6291 € 4,99
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Micromeria spec. 001

Micromeria spec. 001

10 (15)cm, an unidentified species from coastal areas in southern Mallorca, Spain (Cap Blanc). A semi woody perennial with small, ovate, strongly thyme fragrant leaves and short inflorescences with miniature pale rose to white tubular flowers. For any rocky, sandy substrate in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.

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seed package (ex Cap Blanc)4928 € 4,99
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Micromeria spec. 002 (Madeira)

Micromeria spec. 002 (Madeira)

15 (20)cm, an unidentified species from central areas on Madeira. A semi woody perennial with small, ovate, strongly thyme fragrant leaves on upright hold stems and axillary, pale rose to white flowers. For any rocky, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VIII.

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seed package 6451 € 4,99
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Micromeria spec. 003 (ex Cyprus, Madari)

Micromeria spec. 003 (ex Cyprus, Madari)

10 (15)cm, an unidentified, evergreen, strongly branching aromatic species with dark green leaves and numerous miniature rose flowers. Native of rock crevices in mountains on Cyprus. For any very well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 5°C.

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seed package (ex Cyprus, Madari)6678 € 4,99
(ex Cyprus, Madari)
Micromeria teneriffae Exclusive

Micromeria teneriffae Exclusive

10 (20)cm, a perennial with small oval, slightly glossy leaves with a strong thyme fragrance and numerous white to pale rose flowers. Native of sunny spots in open grounds in the southeast of Tenerife. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 15°C.

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seed package 4724 € 4,99
Micromeria tenuis Exclusive

Micromeria tenuis Exclusive

25 (40)cm, upright growing, woody stems with narrow, grayish green, needle-like leaves with a pleasant pine-lemon fragrance and small, pure white flowers. Native of sunny, rocky sites in central and S Gran Canaria. Keep always very sunny with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 7°C. V-VII.

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seed package (ex Bco. de Arguineguín)3435 € 4,99*
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seed package (ex Bco. de Tsartico)5148 € 4,99
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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.

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Micromeria varia (Variable Mountain Thyme)

Micromeria varia (Variable Mountain Thyme)

30 (50)cm, Variable Mountain Thyme is a very variable, woody, strongly branching sub shrub with narrowly oval, grayish green to olive green leaves with an intensive thyme-lemon fragrance and small rose to lilac flowers. Native of sun exposed, rocky sites on all western islands including Lanzarote and Gran Canaria. Seeds derive from a population of the latter island (Camino de las Cuevas del Acero), Bco. de Añavingo and Chinamada (Tenerife). Keep always very sunny with reduced watering in winter at a minimum of some 7°C. V-VII.

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seed package (ex Gran Canaria)3275 € 4,99*
(ex Gran Canaria)
seed package (ex Tenerife - Añavingo)4706 € 4,99*
seed package (ex Tenerife - Añavingo)
(ex Tenerife - Añavingo)
seed package (ex Tenerife - Chinamada)4710 € 4,99*
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Micromeria varia ssp. meridialis Exclusive

Micromeria varia ssp. meridialis Exclusive

20 (30)cm, a small woody shrub with highly aromatic thyme-fragrant narrow leaves and numerous pale rose flowers. From open spots in central Gran Canaria. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.

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seed package 6419 € 4,99*
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Micromeria varia ssp. thymoides var. thymoides Exclusive

Micromeria varia ssp. thymoides var. thymoides Exclusive

10 (15)cm, ground covering, strongly aromatic, woody sub shrub from open spots in rocky soils in central Madeira. Has densely pale green leafed stems and numerous bright rose flowers. Fresh or dried leaves may be used in salads and soups. For any rocky, well drained soil in a sunny spot in the heated greenhouse or cool wintergarden. Keep drier and sunny in winter at a minimum of some 5°C. VI-VIII.

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seed package 1104 € 5,99
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