Thymus vulgaris 'Silver Posie'
- Varigated foliage looks great in containers
- Lavender-pink flower clusters in summer add even more color
- More bushy & upright than the creeping thymes
'Silver Posie' is an upright Thyme that can be used for both ornamental and culinary uses. The beautiful gray-green foliage is edged in white, which takes on a burgundy hue in cooler temperatures.
Uses: Banks, Beds, Borders, Containers, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Pathways, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Fragrant
Growth Habit: Spreading, Mat-Forming
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil. Tolerates shallow, rocky soils & poor fertility. Avoid poorly-drained soils; prefers to dry out between waterings. Divide in spring, if desired. Shear low in spring; shear lightly after flowering; trim back as needed to keep tidy.