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Thymus serpyllum Magic Carpet

Creeping Thyme

This creeping thyme keeps a tight grip on the ground to make an nice small lawn substitute or groundcover. Deep green foliage has a nice fresh scent of lemon when stepped on. Covered with carmine pink flowers in spring. Evergreen. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Moderate foot traffic. Space on 6” centers.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$6.89
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  • Category:Herb
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:0-2 Inches
  • Spread:12-14 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink

Prefers sun to light shade and requires well-drained soil, especially in winter.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Groundcover Foot-Traffic Tolerances
Light
Moderate
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Fragrant
Ground Cover