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botanical name:
Thymus 'Doone Valley'
Thymus 'Doone Valley' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Thyme
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, ground-cover, scented/aromatic
height: 0.12m
width: 0.35m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: pink
main season: All Year
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Compact, mat-forming evergreen sub-shrub with small irregularly variegated yellow and green, aromatic leaves. Rounded heads of lavender-pink flowers, opening from red buds, in summer.

Very well drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. Trim after flowering.

By division or cuttings.

Rock garden, troughs and containers.

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