Plant Number: 1.515.290  
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Mediterranean Creeping Thyme
Thymus longicaulis

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There are a great many selections of Thyme grown in gardens, all of them with edible leaves and some degree of fragrance and flavour. This is a low mat-forming species, with dark green needle-like leaves and clusters of bright-pink flowers during summer. A good choice for hot and sunny sites. Drought tolerant once establish. Evergreen.


Zone 6 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
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

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

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches

Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches



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