THYMUS comosus

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THYMUS comosus

Tufted Thyme
Select Item No. TA116

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Romania: rocky slopes.
Special Features: Large purple-crimon flowers, dense matforming. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design.
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-crimson
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z7
Foliage: entire, elliptic, aromatic scented, grey green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / mat-forming / flat / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.2 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
5000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(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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