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PlantFiles: Caraway Thyme
Thymus herba-barona

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thymus (TY-muss) (Info)
Species: herba-barona (HERB-uh BAY-roh-nuh) (Info)

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Category:
Herbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive lupinelover On Apr 26, 2002, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

This thyme is consistently deciduous for me. Leaves very similar to woolly thyme, but much less prone to dying in summer. Very worthwhile variety; fragrant, tiny leaves; tastes as good as it smells.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hercules, California
San Diego, California
Santa Ana, California
Machesney Park, Illinois
Houston, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Orange, Virginia
Seattle, Washington



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