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Thymus 'Doone Valley' (Thyme 'Doone Valley') Herb Plant

  • Buy Thymus 'Doone Valley' (v) Thyme Doone Valley | Herb Plant for Sale in 9cm Pot
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Thyme 'Doone Valley'(Thymus 'Doone Valley')Herb in 9cm Pot

Thyme is grown the world over as it is such a versatile plant, not only is its foliage is attractive, the flowers are long-lasting and very pretty, and it is drought tolerant - an overall easy-care plant. On top of that it is one of the most useful herbs for the kitchen.

Thyme 'Doone Valley' reaches a height of 5-8 cm it is a very attractive thyme forming a dense mat of dark green foliage heavily marked with gold with large heads of purple flowers in late summer..  It is suitable for planting in the rock garden, herb garden or the front of a border it will also make a very good container plant. Thyme 'Doone Valley' likes a well-drained light soil, and it should not be too rich in nutrients as this will only encourage the plant to grow 'leggy' and lose its compact shape, also ensure that the plant is cut back after flowering again to help maintain shape. Being a native of the Mediterranean it needs a place in full sun.

Herb Usage

Thyme 'Doone Valley' is a variegated form of lemon thyme and is an excellent herb for flavouring stuffing and stews,  and is ideal added to a bouquet-garni. Pies and chutneys are also given an extra lift when this aromatic herb is added. It has also been used for many centuries medicinally and its essential oils have been used to treat aches and pains and sprains.

Buy Thyme 'Doone Valley' Online

Our potted Thyme 'Doone Valley' herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.

 

 

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun and free draining soil.
Flower Colour:
Purple
Height x Spread:
8cm x spreading
Latin Name:
Thymus 'Doone Valley' (v)
Hardiness:
RHS rating H4 - hardy average winter

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