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

Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'

Mother of Thyme

A very slow-growing variety of thyme that is amazingly compact. Dark pink flowers dot the cushion of green foliage in early to mid summer. Plant where it can be enjoyed up close. Great for use in between stepping stones.

Height:

1-2 Inches

Spacing:

4" (10 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Dark 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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