Mother-of-Thyme

Thymus serpyllum

Also called Wild Thyme

  • Taller than some other cultivars
  • Fast-spreading, aromatic, evergreen ground cover
  • Tiny, purple to deep pink flowers mass over dark green foliage
  • Strong grower that trails over rock walls or pavers
  • Foliage turns purple during the cooler seasons
  • Handles some foot traffic
  • Bloom Time: Early summer to midsummer

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Pink (deep)

HEIGHT:
15-25 cm

SPREAD:
40-50 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Plant in an average to dry, well-drained, calcareous (containing calcium carbonate) soil, in full sun. Tolerates drought and poor soils with low fertility.