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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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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.
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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

Full sun
Soil Type:
Free draining soil
Flower Colour:
Latin Name:
Thymus 'Hartington Silver'
RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Meat & Poultry
Special Features:
Ground Cover
Type of Garden:

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Product Reviews

  1. Lovely specimen 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Aug 2020

    Sturdy plant - beautiful aroma when it is brushed

  2. thymes 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 2nd Aug 2020

    excellent for aromatic ground cover

  3. Arrived in very good condition 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jun 2019

    These have taken really well in my border. Their condition on arrival was amazing. Thank you.

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