- Bees and butterflies
- Edible flowers
Culinary and medicinal herb that is loved by bees and butterflies.
PLANT TYPE Herb
PLANT HABIT Perennial
USES Culinary, Medicinal, Pollinators, Ornamental
Culinary and medicinal herb that is loved by bees and butterflies. The plant native to the UK is the same that grows throughout Europe.
Beloved by pollinators and one of the most popular flowers with honeybees as they treasure the antibacterial properties of the thymol in the nectar.
Traditionally used in Mediterranean cooking and medicine.
RECOMMENDED LOCATION Pot, Kitchen garden, Forest garden, Wildlife garden, Ornamental garden
Aspect Full sun
Hardiness Hardy in UK WInter