Thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) - perennial, herbacous, ornamental, medicinal culinary herb valued for its flavour and health benefiting properties. Grows 20-30cm (7.87-11.8in) tall and sets pretty, aromatic, purplish flowers. Fresh and dried leaves contain warm, sweet and slightly bitter taste going well with meat, vegetable dishes, soups, stews, marinates and sauces. Herbal thyme tea treats respiratory problems and provides warming, calming sensation. Essential oil contains a variety of health benefiting and well being supporting properties . Suitable for growing outdoors and indoors as container plants on windowsills and balconies. Prefer full sun, well moist, fertile soil and regular watering.USDA hardiness zone 5-9.