White Moss Thyme (Thymus praecox albiflorus) an unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.
|Plant Type||Perennials Hardy|
|Moisture||average, tolerates dry conditions once established|
|Soil & Site||average, well drained|
|Leaves||scented when crushed, can take some traffic|
|Dimensions||2-3 inches tall, creeping, mat forming|
|Misc Facts||Thymus is derived from either a Greek verb meaning ‘to fumigate’ or a noun (courage) and, as thymon, is a classical Greek name used by the Greek philosopher, Theophrastus (c.327-c.287 BC), for thyme or another similar plant. (#145) Has a vast array of medicinal, aromatic, household, decorative and culinary uses.|
|Notes & Reference||#44-The Complete Book of Herbs (Lesley Bremness), #40-Herbaceous Ornamental Plants (Steven Stills), #145-Plant Lives (Sue Eland) www.plantlives.com|