Purple creeping thyme is great for the front of the border. Leaves are perfect with chicken, for stuffings and Italian dishes.
Medicinally has antiseptic and expectorant properties and can be used as a mouthwash.
- Hardy evergreen perennial
- Height 10cm
- May-August flowering with purple flowers
- Prefers sunny position
- Prefers poor free draining soils
- Clipping encourages growth but prune 1month prior to frosts