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Thymus 'Hartington Silver' (Thyme 'Hartington Silver') 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 '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' s an excellent herb for brightening up a herb garden as edging or as a feature plant, it is extensively used as a path thyme between flag stones and within turf. It is often found on rockeries as it is more decorative than culinary.

Buy Thyme 'Hartington Silver' Online

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







Thymus 'Hartington Silver' (Thyme 'Hartington Silver') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 5cm
Spread Spreading
Latin Name Thymus 'Hartington Silver'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Culinary Meat & Poultry
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Ground Cover
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal
  • 4
    Thymus 'Hartington Silver'

    Posted by Tania T X Ky on 4th Jul 2022

    These were I lovely condition when they arrived. My only disappointment was that they turned out to have pale pink flowers, whereas some that I bought elsewhere were white, which is what I. prefer in my garden scheme. They. have taken well since planting too.

  • 5

    Posted by William Hutcheon on 8th Sep 2021

    Excellent plant. beautiful with its variegated leaves.

  • 5
    Lovely specimen

    Posted by Unknown on 30th Aug 2020

    Sturdy plant - beautiful aroma when it is brushed

  • 5

    Posted by martin trayhorne on 2nd Aug 2020

    excellent for aromatic ground cover

  • 5
    Arrived in very good condition

    Posted by Hilary McLeod on 27th Jun 2019

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