Thymus serpyllum (Creeping Thyme)

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In full sun, it grows well in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Best cultivated in nutrient-poor, loose, dusty, gritty, or rocky soils with good drainage. Drought tolerance. It doesn't like moist to wet soils where rot can emerge. In mild winters, plants remain evergreen. To maintain plant appearance,...

In full sun, it grows well in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils. Best cultivated in nutrient-poor, loose, dusty, gritty, or rocky soils with good drainage. Drought tolerance. It doesn't like moist to wet soils where rot can emerge. In mild winters, plants remain evergreen. To maintain plant appearance, monitor growth/spread, or restrict unsightly woody stem growth, cut back stems as required.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 87,500 500
1OZ 175,000 1,000
1/4LB 700,000 4,000
1/2LB 1,400,000 8,000
1LB 2,800,000 16,000
5LB 14,000,000 80,000

Scientific Name: Thymus Serpyllum

Common Name: Creeping Thyme

Plant Type: Shrubs, Herbaceous Perennial

Family: Lamiaceae

Zone: 3-9

Native Range: Northern Europe, Western Asia, Northern Africa

Full Growth Height: 4-6"

Width in Across: 10-12"

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid)

Flower: Showy, Fragrant, Showy, Evergreen

Pollinators: Butterflies

Flower Color: Purple

Tolerate: Drought, Deer, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil, Salt

Water Requirement: Dry

Maintenance: Low 

Soil Type: Chalk, Sand, Loam, Well-Drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Uses: Beds and Borders, Edging, Rock Gardens, Coastal Gardens, Ground Cover

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