Thymus serpyllum is a medium-sized evergreen shrub. It is frost resistant and hardy to zone 5 (UK). It is in leaf all year, blooms in July and August, and the seeds ripen in August and September. Bees, flies, and Lepidoptera pollinate the species, which is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). It is well-known for its ability to attract wildlife.
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Scientific Name: Thymus Serpyllum
Common Name: Wild Thyme
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: Northern Europe, Northern Africa, Western Asia
Full Growth Height: 6-12"
Width in Across: 3-10 "
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: July, August
Flower: Showy, Bell, Tubular
Pollinators: Bees, Flies, Other Pollinators
Flower Color: Purple
Tolerate: Drought, Deer, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Poor Soil, Salt
Water Requirement: Dry, Medium
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Well-Drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral
Uses: Rock Garden, Pollinator Garden, Cottage Garden, Banks and Slopes