Thyme is a flowering plant often used in the garden as a ground cover plant. Its fragrant leaves with flowers are common ingredients in cooking and medicine. Lucky for us plant lovers, this fragrant herb can also be grown at home!
Thymus vulgaris grows in the southern part of Italy. It is part of the mint family Lamiaceae. This plant belongs to perennials with a straight stem reaching up to 0,66 feet (20 cm) in size. The leaves are gray-green in color. Flowers come in different shades of pink. They can also be white. In the wild, thyme can be found in forest regions.