Thymus serpyllum (Wild Thyme)

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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...
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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.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 81,250 500
1OZ 162,500 1,000
1/4LB 650,000 4,000
1/2LB 1,300,000 8,000
1LB 2,600,000 16,000
5LB 13,000,000 80,000

Scientific Name: Thymus Serpyllum

Common Name: Wild Thyme

Plant Type: Perennials

Family: Lamiaceae

Zone: 3-9

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

Maintenance: Average 

Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Well-Drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Uses: Rock Garden, Pollinator Garden, Cottage Garden, Banks and Slopes

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