Creeping Thyme

Thymus serpyllum 'Magic Carpet'

Also called Mother of Thyme, Magic Carpet Creeping Thyme

  • AKA Thymus praecox 'Magic Carpet'
  • Fast-spreading, aromatic, evergreen ground cover
  • Tiny, pink flowers mass over dark green foliage
  • Strong grower that trails over rock walls or pavers
  • Handles some foot traffic
  • Bloom Time: Early summer to midsummer

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Pink

HEIGHT:
5-7 cm

SPREAD:
30-40 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Trim lightly after flowering to maintain a compact habit. Plant in an average to dry, well-drained, calcareous (containing calcium carbonate) soil, in full sun. Tolerates drought and poor soils with low fertility. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Summer
HABIT:
Trailing
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green

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