Common Name: Thyme – Silver Posie
Latin Name: T. vulgaris ‘Silver Posie’
Description: Small, highly fragrant green leaves with a silver variegation. Mauve pink flowers are born in summer. The silver foliage looks beautiful in a night time garden or dotted throughout the garden just for a bit of sparkle. Perennial. 40cm.
Harvesting: Harvest leaves at any time but they are at their most flavoursome when in flower. The leaves are better used fresh but can be dried for later use if preferred.
Best Results: For best flavour, do not overfeed or over water. Slightly limey soil. Grow in full sun.
Uses: Use as for common thyme to flavour soups, fish, meat, vegetables, vinegars & stuffing. Stunning as a mass planting or border.
Companion: Improves all plants grown nearby. Attracts bees to the vegetable garden.