A traditional ground cover in English gardens since before Tudor times. When cut like grass it gives off a delightful fragrance. The low growing airy stems have yellow-white florets borne singly on long stems from mid-summer to mid-autumn. Can also be used as herb tea or hair rinse like the German variety. Best sown in trays or plug trays and transplanted out when it reaching 2-4 true leaf stage. Space at up to 20 plants or clumps per square metre. Use hedge clippers, weed eaters or lawn mowers on high to maintain shape and height.
Maturity second season from transplant.
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