Thyme Creeping Bergamot

A sun loving, ground hugging plant that forms a green carpet with attractive bergamot like mauve flowers in summer.

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Description

(Thymus serpyllum)

A sun loving, ground hugging plant that forms a green carpet with attractive bergamot like mauve flowers in summer.

Growing Tips

Plant in dry exposed spots with good air movement. It needs little water and will die in heavy, wet soils.

Use

Thyme can be used at all stages of cooking. Early for strong flavour in soups, casseroles etc, late for stir fries and salads or as a garnish for any savory dish. It is high in many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are all essential for optimum health.

Herb Attributes

Harvest Harvest when needed.
Position Full Sun
Height 10cm
Width 50cm
Lifespan Perennial