Thymus capitata - Hardy perennial. 25cms height, 30 cms width. Full sun. Medicinal herb, used internally and externally. Used since antiquity as a medicinal herb. An excellent culinary herb and can be eaten raw or cooked, and used fresh or dried. A tea is made from the leaves. Prefers a well drained soil. A cold hardy plant. Flowers are very rich in nectar, which make them very attractive to bees and produces good quality honey. It is the source of Greek Hymettus honey. Pink purple coloured flowers produced en masse. A native herb from Mediterranean regions. An aromatic plant.