Hi Ho Silver Thyme

Thymus argenteus 'Hi Ho Silver'

A perfect addition to any herb garden. Strong white variegation throughout the foliage adds color to mixed borders. Accented with small pink blooms in summer. Leaves can be used in any recipe calling for thyme.
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Full sun

Water when top 3 inches. of soil becomes dry.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 12 inches tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Ground Cover, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches. of soil becomes dry.
Companion PlantsBlack-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Easily grown in average, sandy, soils with excellent drainage. Add lime if soil is acidic. In colder regions, protect plants in winter by mulching heavily. Once established, occasionally lightly prune to remove spent flowers and promote dense new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

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