Basic form of the well-known culinary herb, a creeping dwarf evergreen shrub.
Spread 60cm. Height 5cm. Requires well-drained soil and full sun.
Surface sow or lightly cover seed in Spring in a greenhouse or cold frame. Grow on for first winter under glass / greenhouse, planting out the following year in late Spring or early Summer, after danger of frost.
Succeeds in dry soils.Plants are hardy to about -15C.
A good companion for most other plants, and is a good carpeting plant in a rockery.