Micromeria thymifolia/Mountain Mint

Micromeria thymifolia / Micromeria thymifolia
Early spring growth of aromatic foliage
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Early spring growth of aromatic foliage

Wiry, fine textured foliage

Spring growth before flowering

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Scientific Name: Micromeria thymifolia
Common Name: Mountain Mint
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue, Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This herb has been used in the Mediterranean area as a condiment and medicinal plant for a long time. This is an excellent plant for the herb garden. Plant in a sunny area with fast-drained soil. Makes a good container plant.