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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
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 9b
Plant Height: 10 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees

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Common names
  • Creeping Thyme
  • Wild Thyme
  • Mother-of-Thyme
  • Thyme
  • Mother of Thyme

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Location: Chuelles, France
Date: 2021-05-16
My river of thyme
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-05-10
#Pollination
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-07-21
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2014-06-25
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08

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Location: Tampa Bay, Florida 
Date: 2022-07-01
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2019-02-28
Location: Summerwinds Nursery Phoenix, Arizona
Date: 2016-02-10
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Location: Fairfax, VA | July, 2022
Date: 2022-07-24
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-07-21
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2013-07-25
Location: St Louis
Date: 2020-07-11
Tiny blooms mid-summer

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Picture from French Wikipedia, photo J.F. Gaffard, Bucey_lès-Gy,
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-07-21
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2013-12-09
Photo by robertduval14
Location: Fairfax, VA | July, 2022
Date: 2022-07-30

 Photo Courtesy of Select Seeds. Used with permission.
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Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - near Lake Ontario, zone 6a
Date: 2013-06-15
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-06-20
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2017-06-16
Location: English Gardens, West Bloomfield, MI
Date: 2017-06-16
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-07-21
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2011-07-21
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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On March 1, 2020 Seeds sown
winter sow
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winter sown
lizvero On June 11, 2019 Obtained plant
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dnrevel On April 1, 2022 Plant emerged
Growing well in 2022. Robust patch of this spreading ground cover in front yard area.
dnrevel On March 22, 2021 Seeds germinated
Two WSown jugs seeded a month apart, germination about the same time.
dnrevel On February 28, 2021 Seeds sown
2nd Sowing, Creeping Thyme, DnD Seed Swap
dnrevel On January 31, 2021 Seeds sown
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