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Common Name: THYME - WHITE
Scientific Name: Thymus serpyllum albus

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Thymus serpyllum albus
Thymus serpyllum albus
Thymus serpyllum albus


  • Perennial
  • Mounding thyme - rounded profile
  • Frost tolerant.
  • Full sun.
  • Height 15cm.
  • White flowers
  • Suitable to grow in lawns
  • Ideal to grow in containers
  • Look good in gardens with mixed thymes
  • Fall between upright and creeping thymes in terms of properties and taste

Culinary Uses

  • Taste smoother and milder than garden thyme
  • Excellent in cooking with vegetables
  • Complements egg dishes
  • Adds flavour to dressings and marinades

Parts Used

  • Leaves and sprigs

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Gargle for a sore throat
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