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Thymus camphoratus
Thymus camphoratus

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Thymus camphoratus

Camphor Thyme
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Herbs, Perennials

THYMUS

Diminutive Mediterranean members of the mint family with tiny, usually heavily scented leaves and masses of little flowers in whorls. Well suited to an herb garden or rock garden; prostrate, mat-forming types make good small-space groundcovers. Attractive to bees. Botanical names are constantly undergoing revision and often confusing.

Thymus camphoratus

Grows to 1 1/2 ft. tall and wide, with narrow gray-green leaves that smell like camphor. Blooms in late spring, early summer; flower clusters consist of woolly, rosy purplish bracts and tiny white flowers.

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