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Scientific Name: Thymus x 'Doone Valley'

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  • Perennial
  • 'Doone Valley' is a mat forming thymus hybrid with irregularly yellow-splashed, dark green leaves and mauve-pink flowers.
  • It is fully hardy and needs well-drained soil in sun.
  • Most thymes prefer neutral to alkaline soil and will thrive in stony or rocky soil.
  • They do not like wet winters.

Culinary Uses

  • Soft lemon fragrance
  • Use in meat, fish, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, baked vegetables
  • Sauces, butters, eggs and mushrooms
  • Wonderful in sweet dishes
  • Herb oils

Parts Used

  • Leaves and sprigs

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Aid digestion
  • Break down fatty foods
  • Strong antiseptic properties
  • Remedy for sore throats and hangovers
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