Thyme List

Albus
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Anne Hall Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Anne Hall Wooley Thyme
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Archer's Gold Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 Notes: Yellow-edged leaves.
Camphor Thyme
Thymus camphoratus
 
Caraway Thyme
Thymus herba-barona
 Notes: A trailing thyme with an intense smell of caraway. The English use it to flavor beef.
Caucasian Thyme
Thymus nummilarus
 
Coconut Thyme
Thymus praecox articus
 Notes: This low grower is not sturdy under foot so should go in a rock garden or container as opposed to in between pavers. Has Pink flowers in late spring.
Coccineus
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 Notes: Crimson Thyme or Creeping Red Thyme
Creeping Thyme
Thymus serphyllum
 Notes: The ideal thyme to cascade over rocks and pots. A lovely plant with pink flowers. Grows 6" tall and not very sturdy underfoot.
Creeping Mother of Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Creeping White Moss Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Doone Valley Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 
Elfin Thyme
Thymus praecox
 Notes: The tiniest creeper around. Excellent between pavers.
English Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
 
English Wedgewood Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
 
French Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
 Notes: An upright culinary thyme also referred to as Summer Thyme. Grows to 8" and flowers in early summer.
Golden King Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 
Golden Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 Notes: yellowish leaves
Golden Transparent Thyme  
Goldstream Thyme  
Hall's Woolly
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Gray Hill Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
 
Hop-Headed Thyme  
Lavender Thyme
Thymus vulgaris
 Notes: Lovely fragrance when heated by the sun. Low growing (4" with dainty pink flowers appearing in the middle of summer.
Lemon Caraway Thyme
Thymus X citriodorus
 
Lemon Frost Thyme
Thymus X citriodorus
 
Lemon Thyme
Thymus X citriodorus
 Notes: This upright thyme is delightful in the kitchen and the garden.
Lemon Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Lemon, Golden
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Lemon Mist Thyme
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Lemon, Silver
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Lime Thyme
Thymus pulegioides L.
 Notes: Soft light green foliage with a crisp lime aroma. Grows to 5".
Linear Leaf Lilac Thyme  
Long Leaf Gray Thyme  
Longwood Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 
Mayfair Thyme  
Mauve Thyme  
Minor Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Mongolian Thyme  
Mongolian White Thyme  
Moonlight Thyme
Thymus leuchotrichus
 
Mother of Thyme
Thymus praecox
 
Nutmeg Thyme
Thymus herba-barona
 
Orange Balsam Thyme
Thymus vulgaris cv.
 Notes: One of the most distinctive and charming upright thymes. The gray-green foliage has pink flowers in the late spring. Has a fine heavy citrus scent.
Oregano Thyme
Thymus pulegioides cv.
 
Passion Pink Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Pennsylvania Dutch Tea Thyme Plant
Thymus pulegioides cv.
 Notes: Dark green almost glossy leaves with a flavor that, according to some, is reminisent of black tea. A hardy upright thyme with pink flowers in late spring.
Peter Davis Thyme  
Pinewood Thyme
Thymus Aureus
 
Pink Chintz Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Pink Ripple Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Portuguese Thyme  
Red Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 
Russetings Thyme  
Silver Posie
Thymus vulgaris
 Notes: Leaves with white margins
Silver Thyme
Thymus Argenteus
 Notes: An upright thyme that has each tiny leaf edged in silver. It can be used in the kitchen, but the 8 inch mound it forms in your garden is more than enough reason to include it in your garden. Hardy to well below zero.
Silver Needle Thyme
Thymus cherleriodes
 
Tuffet Thyme
Thymus caespititius cv.
 
Snow White Thyme  
Spicy Orange Thyme
Thymus pulegioides L.
 
Wooley Thyme
Thymus psuedolanuginosus
 Notes: Ideal tough thyme for walking on. Has very little scent but does have lovely hairy grey foliage, is 2 to 3" high and has pink flowers to help make up for its lack of fragrance.
White Moss Thyme
Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
 Notes: Diminutive creeper rising an inch or so above the ground. Is covered in white flowers in the middle of summer.

Note: Many of the Scientific names are tentative as our sources give conflicting information.

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