THYMUS longiflorus

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THYMUS longiflorus

Long Flower Fhyme
Select Item No. TA125

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: 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
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.27027 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
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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