The Vulgaris Thyme, or also known as German Winter Thyme, is a Mediterranean herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. This thyme variety has larger leaves and is a great herb to add flavor to many fish, chicken and vegetable dishes. The Vulgaris plant produces well and is more frost hardy than other thyme varieties.
The English Thyme is a beautiful purple-gray flowering herb that brings out a great flavor when added to different dishes. This herb grows tall and wide and if allowed to flower, will bring butterflies and bees to the garden. English Thyme is commonly used for seasoning either fresh or dried.
Wild Thyme has a wonder fragrance and beautiful bloom that does well in most gardens. Spreads easily on its own and does well in drought tolerant locations. Forms a dense mat that create an excellent ground-cover. Plants are 6-12 inches tall, and the lavender flowers appear just above the foliage. As with many species in the mint family, the flowers of Wild Thyme are very attractive to honey bees and wild bees. Also know as lemon thyme, larger thyme, and broad-leaf thyme.
The Creeping Thyme is a mat-forming evergreen plant that produces small purple spikes and makes a beautiful ground cover! This "walk on" hardy perennial not only adds a beautiful pop of color to the garden, but it also gives off a wonderful fragrance that is perfect in a bouquet.
The French Thyme is a popular herb used to add flavor in poultry and fishes dishes as well as salads, stews, sauces and pickles! This Thyme variety produces very aromatic blue-green leaves with pale lavender flowers that will add a pop of beautiful color to any garden or windowsill.