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

Orange Scented Thyme

Unique prostrate needle-like foliage creeps along to form a nice carpet. Butterflies are attracted to the soft pink flowers that appear in early summer. A great culinary variety, combining hints of allspice and a flavor of orange. Very aromatic. Tolerates moderate foot traffic.

Height:

2-4 Inches

Spacing:

12-18" (30-46 cm)

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Soft 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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