THYMUS longiflorus

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THYMUS longiflorus

Long Flower Fhyme
Select Item No. TA125

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Spain: Maquis shrubland.
Special Features: Unusual long-drawn flowers in purplish pink colors. Very narrow, fine foliage. Whole plant with aromatic thyme scent. Prevent waterlogging in winter. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Heat tolerant. Abundant and long lasting flowering.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purplish pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: grey, narrow, aromatic
Growth Habit: graceful
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.22222 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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