Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
Attributes
Rock Garden
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Drought Tolerant
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Thymus serphyllum

Mother of Thyme

Creeping mat of sweet-scented foliage with rosy-purple flowers early to mid summer. One of the better thymes for mass planting.

Height:

6-8 Inches

Spacing:

12-18" (30-46 cm)

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Pink.

Thymus (time'-us)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Thyme

Fragrant foliage may be glossy green, felted, silver, golden or variegated and forms creeping mats of low bushy mounds. Masses of tiny flowers in shades of lavender, pink and white. Excellent bee plants.

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