General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1 to 2 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fragrant
Other: Blue-gray
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Wild Thyme
  • Thyme
  • Creeping Thyme

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