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TAGETES lucida, Mexican Mint Marigold, Mexican Tarragon TAGETES lucida
Mexican Mint Marigold, Mexican Tarragon

Perennial: Deer resistant. Native to Mexico. Great culinary use. The leaves have an anise-like flavor that serves as a substitute for French tarragon in hot, humid climates. In Mexico, it is traditionally used as a tea to calm stomachs & relax nerves. Also used as a flavoring for soups, sauces & poultry dishes. Good border or container plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: golden yellow. Height: 2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable TARRAGON 'French' (ARTEMISIA dracunculus var. sativa)
French Tarragon

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Excellent culinary use to flavor in vinegars, dressings, herb spreads & fish dishes-Strong flavor. Good border and container plant. Spreads by rhizomes. Goes dormant in winter. Size: 2-3' x 2'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable THYMUS 'Doone Valley'
Thyme

Pern'l Herb: Tolerates drought, deer, coast & light foot traffic. Somewhat gopher resistant. Strong lemon scented deep green foliage has a gold edge in winter-spring. Uses: ground cover, border, pot, rock garden & garnish. Attracts butterflies. Pink blooms in spring-summer. Matting: H: 2-4". W: 18-24". Flowers to 3-6" tall. Sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS herba-barona
Caraway Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Nice border, container and rock garden plant. Excellent seasoning-use as a substitute for Caraway seeds. Use fresh or dried. Good in veggie dishes. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: rose pink. Ground cover. Height: 2-5". Spread: 8-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

THYMUS praecox 'Highland Cream', Creeping Thyme THYMUS praecox 'Highland Cream'
Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Attractive variegated foliage that is green w/cream edges. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: soft pink. Height: 2-4". Spread: 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS praecox arcticus 'Albus'
Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container and rock garden plant. Can also be used in seasoning and potpourris. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: white. Height: 2-6 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS praecox arcticus 'Coconut'
Coconut Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Mat forming. Can take light foot traffic. Good ground cover, border, container & rock garden plant. Can also be used in seasoning and potpourris. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Height: 2-4 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

THYMUS pseudolanuginosus, Woolly Thyme THYMUS pseudolanuginosus
Woolly Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. One of the most popular ground cover thymes. Prostrate ground cover with very hairy gray foliage. Excellent rock garden, ground cover & filler plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pale pink. Growth: 2-3" x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable THYMUS pulegioides 'Archer's Gold'
Archer's Gold Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Excellent ground cover for dry, sunny locale. Attractive golden foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Size: 2" x 12". Exposure: sun to part shade. Water: moderate to dry. USDA Z4. (syn. T. x citriodorus 'Archer's Gold').

THYMUS pulegioides 'Foxley', Foxley Thyme THYMUS pulegioides 'Foxley'
Foxley Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Ornamental uses for border, rock gardens, containers and as a ground cover. Vigorous variety with rounded irregular cream variegated leaves. Culinary uses fresh or dried for cooking. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring. Bloom color: pink. Height: 8 inches. Spread: 16". . Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS pulegioides 'Oregano'
Oregano Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Ornamental uses for border, rock gardens, containers and as a ground cover. Culinary uses fresh or dried for cooking. Attracts butterflies. Height: 3 inches. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

THYMUS serpyllum 'Elfin', Elfin Thyme THYMUS serpyllum 'Elfin'
Elfin Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Ground cover, border and rock garden plant. One of the smallest Thymes. Very compact and can take foot traffic. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: light pink. Size: 2-4 inches x 6-12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS serpyllum 'Mauve'
Mauve Flowered Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Mat forming. A good ground cover, container, border, edging and filler plant. Can also be used as a seasoning, fresh or dried. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: mauve. Height: 2 inches. Width: 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4..

Photo unavailable THYMUS serpyllum 'Pink Chintz'
Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Ground cover, border & rock garden plant. Very compact with woolly, deep olive foliage. Of all the thymes, this form is most tolerant of dry situations. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: salmon pink. Size: 2-4" 8-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable THYMUS serpyllum var. albus
White Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Low growing and mat forming. Use as ground cover, rock garden, edger or filler. Can also be used as a seasoning, fresh or dried. Attracts butterfliles. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Water: moderate/dry. Size: 2-4" x 12-48". Exposure: sun. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS serpyllum var. coccineus 'Red Creeping'
Red Flowered Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Low growing and mat forming. Use as ground cover, rock garden, edger or filler. One of the most vividly colored Thymes. Attracts butterfliles. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: crimson-magenta. Water: moderate/dry. Size: 2-4" x 12-48". Exposure: sun. USDA Z4.

THYMUS vulgaris 'Argenteus' (Silver), Silver Thyme THYMUS vulgaris 'Argenteus' (Silver)
Silver Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Gray & white variegated foliage. Good substitute for English Thyme. Culinary use fresh or dried. Good border, pot & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: lavender pink. Ht: 6-15". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

THYMUS vulgaris 'Dot Wells' (French Culinary), French Culinary Thyme THYMUS vulgaris 'Dot Wells' (French Culinary)
French Culinary Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. An excellent choice for a culinary garden-nice flavor. Grows well in borders, rock gardens & containers. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: pale pink. Growth: upright, 4-12" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS vulgaris 'Silver Posie'
Silver Posie Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Gray-green foliage w/ white edge. Good substitute for English Thyme. Culinary uses fresh or dried. Good border, pot & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: lavender pink. Ht: 6-12". W: 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS vulgaris 'Transparent Yellow'
Clear Yellow Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Spreading ground cover with golden-yellow foliage. Culinary use fresh or dried. Good rock garden, border, container, edging & ground cover plant. Size: around 6" x 12". Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: pink. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

THYMUS vulgaris (English), English Thyme THYMUS vulgaris (English)
English Thyme

Perennial Herb: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Culinary uses fresh or dried. Nice border, container and rock garden plant. Fragrant gray-green leaves. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: white with pink. Size: 6-12" x 12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable THYMUS x citriodorus 'Aureus' (Golden Variegated Lemon)
Golden Variegated Lemon Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Upright, variegated green & yellow lemon scented foliage. Culinary use fresh or dried. Ornamental uses in borders, rock gardens & pots. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: lilac. Upright growth around 8-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable THYMUS x citriodorus 'Cascata™ Lemonade'
Lemonade Scented Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. This variety tastes & smells like lemonade & one can even make lemonade from it! Culinary use fresh or dried. Great component for smaller gardens & would make a great hanging basket plant with its trailing habit. Non-flowering. Height: 4". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry.

Photo unavailable THYMUS x citriodorus 'Lemon Creeping'
Lemon Scented Creeping Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought & coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Variegated green & yellow lemon-scented foliage. Culinary use fresh or dried. Good ground cover, border & rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Color: pink. Height: around 1-2" - mat forming. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable THYMUS x citriodorus 'Lemon Frost'
Lemon Frost Thyme

Perennial Herb: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Glossy dark green lemon-scented foliage. Culinary use fresh or dried. Good ground cover, border and rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z5.

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