Thyme: Mother of Thyme; Thymus praecox subsp. arcticus

Plant

Something different for your Thyme Collection!

This thyme is native in Western Europe, Britain Iceland Norway France and Spain. Mother of thyme is a low growing evergreen plant for dry, poor preferably calcareous soils and a sunny site. Good between paving stones, in rockeries and pots. The taste is different to other thymes and bitterer.

Common names: creeping thyme, wild thyme.

Latin names: Thymus polytrichus subsp. britannicus, T. arcticus. T. brittanicus. T. carniolicus. T. drucei. T. neglectus. T. picnotrichus. T. pseudolanu.

Family: Caryophyllaceae

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Frost Hardiness: Hardy in Katoomba

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Country of Origin: Eastern Cape of South Africa

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Common names: African Dream Root, Undlela Ziimhlophe (White Ways/Paths), Ubulawu

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