Plant Number: 1.515.080  
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Creeping Thyme
Thymus ‘Doone Valley’

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There are a great many selections of Thyme grown in gardens, all of them with some degree of spicy fragrance. This low, creeping variety, has dark green foliage, tipped with bright gold in fall and winter. Pleasant lemony fragrance. Nice display of bright purple-pink flowers in mid summer. Can be used in between flagstones and will tolerate moderate foot traffic. Creeping Thyme is easily divided in spring or early fall, and even small pieces will take root and grow. Drought tolerant, once established. Attractive to butterflies. Evergreen.


Zone 4 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun

Soil Type
  Normal
  Sandy

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Dry

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  Moderate

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink

Blooming Time
  Late Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Gold
  Variegated

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Lawn Substitute
  Between Flagstones
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Culinary
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Fragrant
  Ground Cover

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches

Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches



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