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Broad-leaved thyme

Thymus pulegioides

Also known as

Thyme

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

35cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Broad-leaved thyme Overview

This species is a spreading subshrub. The leaves are aromatic oblong to lance-shaped and medium green. The flowers are borne in late spring and early summer with short whorled racemes of pink-purple blooms.

How to propagate Broad-leaved thyme

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the summer.

Division

Division.

Other uses of Broad-leaved thyme

Useful for growing on banks and in rock gardens, troughs and paving.