Origin: Southern Europe, southern Italy, western Mediterranean.
Height/width: 4-12 inches tall, 12 inches wide.
Culture: Full sun. Well-drained soil. Dry to moderate water. Drought tolerant. Coast resistant.
Description: Evergreen, low growing shrub. Tiny, narrow aromatic leaves. Winter hardy. Pale pink flowers. Culinary herb used to season fish, meat, soup, vegetable dishes. Sweeter flavor than English thyme. Deer resistant. Butterfly attracter. Great in a container, rock garden, border plant.
Flowering Time: Summer and fall.