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

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

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.




Thymus 'Doone Valley' (Thyme 'Doone Valley') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Purple
Height 10cm
Spread Spreading
Latin Name Thymus 'Doone Valley' (v)
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary Meat & Poultry
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special features Ground Cover
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal
  • 5
    Thymus Doone Valley

    Posted by Linda Grealy on 10th Mar 2021

    These arrived in excellent condition. The plants were a good size, well established and very healthy. I am very happy with my order. I will definitely be purchasing from here again when needed. Excellent all round.

  • 5

    Posted by Judy McGlashan on 4th Aug 2020

    Have been experiencing long delays in receiving plants ordered online this summer, but these arrived very quickly, and were super quality. Many thanks.

  • 5
    healthy plants

    Posted by john healey on 13th Jul 2020

    healthy plants, well packed, rapid delivery

  • 5

    Posted by Hilary McLeod on 27th Jun 2019

    Arrived in beautiful condition and they have taken really well in my border. Thank you.