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Mar 19, 2018 10:19 AM CST
Name: Tom Cagle
SE-OH (Zone 6a)
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There was a nineteenth century plant, that was fashionable to plant in-between pavers. It was low growing and would bloom in three or four colors. It could take being trod on. Does this ring a bell with any one?
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Mar 19, 2018 10:33 AM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Maybe Creeping Thyme?
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Mar 19, 2018 10:41 AM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
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I seem to remember creeping thyme being mentioned on numerous house tours spent over many summers visiting all over New England.
I think Daisy has it right this thyme!!! Rolling on the floor laughing I tip my hat to you.
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Mar 19, 2018 10:42 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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Portaluca?
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Mar 19, 2018 1:43 PM CST
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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The "blooms in three or four colors" comment makes me wonder if it could be
Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata)
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Mar 19, 2018 1:53 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Remember, this is supposed to be a low growing plant between stepping stones that can be 'trod' upon.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

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