The pale purple flowers can be found throughout Britain on dry grassland such as heaths, dunes and downland. A perennial, it can form large mats which attract numerous bumblebees. It has low sprawling stems, a distinctive aroma and can be used in cooking in the same way you would use cultivated Thyme.
Height: Up to 7cm
Prefers: Dry free draining soil in full sun
Flowers: May to August
Suitable for pots