Vigorous low-growing evergreen with large (for a thyme) rounded irregular cream variegated leaves. Get to 6″ tall and 12″ across. Has pink or lilac flowers in spring.
Culinary uses fresh or dried for cooking.
Species Meaning: Resembles a plant which expels fleas (e.g., pennyroyal or fleabane)
Best grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Loose, sandy or rocky soils with excellent drainage are best. Drought tolerant. Cut back plants to limit woody growth or to stimulate new growth. Harvest leaves throughout the summer as needed.
Propagate from stem cuttings.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P21091
Found in Pots,
Waiting to find a forever home int he garden and will also remain near the herb planters for culinary use.
We acquired this plant from Farmington Gardens.