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  Shrubby thymes have an upright, bushy habit, and usually grow to between 12 and 24 inches tall and wide. They're too tall to place between paving stones, but can be used next to paths or in beds.
 
Thymus
broussonetii

 
 
 Bought from Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery. The flowers have a longer tube than many thymes, which creates a flower cluster with more presence. Images: whole plant, closeup, and flower.
 
Thymus
camphoratus
Camphor Thyme

 
 
 A round shrub, strongly camphor scented. Short-lived in my experience. Small pink flowers are nearly hidden by surrounding large, rose-tinged bracts. Images: whole plant.
 
Thymus
capitatus

 
 
 A kind gift from a fellow thymaholic (thanks Ron!), this thyme has a strongly angular branching pattern and an open structure. Flowers are on the large side, have long stamens. Images: closeup.
 
Thymus
leucotrichus
Peter Davis
Thyme

 
 
 This thyme and the lower growing T. neiceffii are both often called "juniper thyme" because the leaf arrangement and plant structure mimic some low-growing junipers. This one sprawls over my thyme mound at will. Occasionally a branch will die back. Amazing when in bloom, as the entire plant turns pink at once. Images: whole plant, whole plant in bloom, closer look, and even closer.
 
Thymes: 
 bush varieties
more bush varieties
low-growing varieties
carpeting varieties
more carpeting varieties
matting varieties
 
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