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Thymus 'Doone Valley'


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Plant type


Flower colour



Flowers, Aromatic foliage



Skill level


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Plant details

Thyme is a woody aromatic perennial that is often found in chalk and limestone grasslands in Europe. 'Doone Valley' is a mat-forming plant that has lance-shaped, dark green leaves with yellow variegation. In summer, globular heads of lavender-pink flowers provide additional interest.

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Thymus

Cultivar: Doone Valley

Plant type: Herb

Flower colour: Pink

Foliage colour: Golden variegation

Feature: Flowers, Aromatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 15cm

Spread: 75cm

Time to take cuttings: May to June

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