Woolly Thyme (Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus) in the Thymes Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Thymus praecox subsp. polytrichus Accepted
Thymus praecox subsp. ligusticus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-36 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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