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Thymus  pulcherrimus Schur   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  pulcherrimus Schur 
SynonymsThymus carpathicus Čelak.
 Thymus circumcinctus Klokov
 Thymus sudeticus Borbás
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern EuropeCzechoslovakiaPolandRomaniaUkraine
rocky slopes
Description leaves ovate to orbiculate, petiolate, at base truncate or cuneate, shallowly crenate, inflorescence spherical to subcylindrical, flowers 8-10mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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