Aromatic and ornamental small plant. Ideal for edges, rockery and pots. Kitchen herb. It is used as a condiment for stews and sauces and it gives flavour to liqueurs. Honeybee shrub. Esential oil.Medicinal herb (extraction of thymol), antioxydant properties. Pot plant. Culinary plant. The leaves can be used for dried arrangements.
Evergreen small shrub up to 40cm with pink clustered flowers. Small and elliptic leaves covered with thin hairs, very aromatic.
Prefers rather poor, rocky, clay and well-drained soils.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.
Height of plant: Plug: 10/15cm - 1 Litre Pot: 15/20cm