Orange Scented Thyme is a low-growing, wiry-stemmed perennial. The grey-green leaves are extremely fragrant with a delicious scent of balsam and oranges. This native of Southern Europe is now grown the world over as it is such a versatile plant. Its foliage is attractive, the flowers are long-lasting and very pretty, it is drought tolerant and an overall easy-care plant. On top of that it is one of the most useful herbs for the kitchen. Thyme is the companion plant of Cabbages, repelling the Cabbage worm.