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Thymus vulgaris 'Argenteus'/Silver Thyme

Thymus vulgaris  'Argenteus' / Thymus vulgaris  'Argenteus'
Small green leaves with a silvery margin
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Small green leaves with a silvery margin

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Scientific Name: Thymus vulgaris 'Argenteus'
Common Name: Silver Thyme
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Plants for Xeriscapes
Variegated Plants
Comments: The leaves of this thyme are small, variegated and lemon-scented. It grows well in fairly dry soils and needs full sun for best preformance. The tiny, tubular, lilac colored flowers appear in early summer. The leaves may be harvested, dried and used in a wide variety of culinary treats.