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Thymus 'Hartington Silver' (Thyme 'Hartington Silver') Herb Plant

  • Buy Thymus 'Hartington Silver' Thyme Hartington Silver | Herb Plant for Sale in 9cm Pot
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Thyme 'Hartington Silver'(Thymus 'Hartington Silver') 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 'Hartington Silver' reaches a height of just 3 cm it has tiny variegated cream, silver and green leaves, with pretty pale white/pink flowers in the summer, this low-growing mat-forming creeping thyme is an excellent ground cover plant, it is suitable for planting in the rock garden, herb garden or the front of a border, or perhaps plant between pavers  or in gravel paths as the aromatic leaves release a lovely scent when trodden on. Thyme 'Hartington Silver' 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 'Hartington Silver' 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 'Hartington Silver' Online

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

 

 

 

 

 

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun and free draining soil.
Flower Colour:
Pink
Height x Spread:
3cm x spreading
Latin Name:
Thymus 'Hartington Silver'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H6

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