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Thymus serpyllum Elfin

Thyme

This miniature thyme forms a tight, solid mat of gray/green foliage. Gorgeous when it blooms with light pink flowers in summer. Creates a versatile groundcover that will cover dry slopes, fill in between stepping stones or creep over rocks. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Evergreen. Heavy 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:0-1 Inches
  • Spread:8-12 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Lavender

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
Heavy
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
August
September
Foliage Color
Green