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Thyme, Woolly (Thymus lanuginosus)


Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Ideal Pot Plant
Height: Creeping
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Decorative
Care: Trim back immediately after flowering and brush away clippings
Usually available: All year but usually April to September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 2 - see 'Description' tab below

Thyme, Woolly (Thymus lanuginosus)

Thyme, Woolly – Thymus lanuginosus

Thyme, Woolly – Thymus lanuginosus is a hardy perennial that produces a wonderful carpet of woolly grey foliage. Pale mauve flowers over the summer that are also attractive to bees and other pollinators.

Grow in well drained soil in a sunny position. Because of the creeping habit this variety looks great in rockeries or stone paths where it can grow in between the cracks. Cut back after flowering.


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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 2 – Will survive an average British winter providing it is planted in well draining soil.

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).


Additional information

Weight0.5 kg


Life Cycle



Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly



Not Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Not culinary


No Scent

Herb Group

Thyme (Creeping)



Width / Spread



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