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Common Thyme

Botanical Name
Thymus vulgaris
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 8
Height
12 inches
Width
12 inches
Flowers
Summer: lilac, pink
Light
Full sun
Soil
Loose, well-drained (key)
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 6 to 12 inches apart
  • May become woody and need replacement
  • Cut back in late winter
Problems
Fungal diseases and root rot in poorly draining soil
Varieties
  • Orange Balsam - strong bitter orange odor

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